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Term:octopamine biosynthetic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of octopamine, 1-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-aminoethanol. The D enantiomer is about one-tenth as active as norepinephrine and is found in the salivary glands of Octopus and Eledone species.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: octopamine anabolism;   octopamine biosynthesis;   octopamine formation;   octopamine synthesis

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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Dbh dopamine beta-hydroxylase JBrowse link 3 5,709,236 5,731,895 RGD:13792537
G Moxd1 monooxygenase, DBH-like 1 JBrowse link 1 22,124,498 22,206,565 RGD:13792537
G Moxd2 monooxygenase, DBH-like 2 JBrowse link 4 69,117,477 69,125,972 RGD:13792537

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  biological_process 19439
    metabolic process 11638
      small molecule metabolic process 1788
        alcohol metabolic process 354
          alcohol biosynthetic process 153
            octopamine biosynthetic process 3
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  biological_process 19439
    metabolic process 11638
      nitrogen compound metabolic process 9952
        organonitrogen compound metabolic process 6903
          amine metabolic process 93
            cellular amine metabolic process 84
              cellular biogenic amine metabolic process 47
                ethanolamine-containing compound metabolic process 9
                  octopamine metabolic process 3
                    octopamine biosynthetic process 3
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