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Term:vitamin E biosynthetic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of vitamin E, tocopherol, which includes a series of eight structurally similar compounds. Alpha-tocopherol is the most active form in humans and is a powerful biological antioxidant.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: tocopherol biosynthesis;   tocopherol biosynthetic process;   vitamin E anabolism;   vitamin E biosynthesis;   vitamin E formation;   vitamin E synthesis
 narrow_synonym: alpha-tocopherol biosynthesis;   alpha-tocopherol biosynthetic process
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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Pltp phospholipid transfer protein JBrowse link 3 161,304,469 161,322,289 RGD:1624291

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  biological_process 19858
    metabolic process 12097
      biosynthetic process 6097
        cellular biosynthetic process 5930
          heterocycle biosynthetic process 3838
            vitamin E biosynthetic process 1
              positive regulation of vitamin E biosynthetic process 0
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  biological_process 19858
    metabolic process 12097
      cellular metabolic process 10918
        cellular biosynthetic process 5930
          vitamin biosynthetic process 22
            fat-soluble vitamin biosynthetic process 14
              vitamin E biosynthetic process 1
                positive regulation of vitamin E biosynthetic process 0
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