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Term:menaquinone biosynthetic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any of the menaquinones. Structurally, menaquinones consist of a methylated naphthoquinone ring structure and side chains composed of a variable number of unsaturated isoprenoid residues. Menaquinones that have vitamin K activity and are known as vitamin K2.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: menaquinone anabolism;   menaquinone biosynthesis;   menaquinone formation;   menaquinone synthesis;   menatetrenone biosynthesis;   menatetrenone biosynthetic process;   multiprenylmenaquinone biosynthesis;   multiprenylmenaquinone biosynthetic process;   vitamin K2 biosynthesis;   vitamin K2 biosynthetic process

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Ubiad1 UbiA prenyltransferase domain containing 1 ISO (PMID:23169578) UniProtKB PMID:23169578 NCBI chrNW_004955486:2,472,035...2,481,975 JBrowse link

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  biological_process 11862
    metabolic process 7593
      cellular metabolic process 7005
        cellular ketone metabolic process 170
          quinone metabolic process 18
            menaquinone metabolic process 1
              menaquinone biosynthetic process 1
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