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Term:melatonin biosynthetic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of melatonin (N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine).
Synonyms:exact_synonym: melatonin anabolism;   melatonin biosynthesis;   melatonin formation;   melatonin synthesis

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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G LOC100518330 serotonin N-acetyltransferase JBrowse link 12 5,042,897 5,047,626 RGD:14298760
G LOC110258194 acetylserotonin O-methyltransferase-like RGD:14298760

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  biological_process 15257
    metabolic process 9137
      biosynthetic process 4469
        hormone biosynthetic process 47
          melatonin biosynthetic process 2
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  biological_process 15257
    biological regulation 10226
      regulation of biological quality 2806
        regulation of hormone levels 322
          hormone metabolic process 141
            cellular hormone metabolic process 65
              melatonin metabolic process 2
                melatonin biosynthetic process 2
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