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Term:vitamin A biosynthetic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any of the vitamin A compounds, retinol, retinal (retinaldehyde) and retinoic acid. Animals cannot synthesize vitamin A de novo, but form it through oxidative cleavage of carotenoids.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: vitamin A anabolism;   vitamin A biosynthesis;   vitamin A formation;   vitamin A synthesis


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  biological_process 20017
    metabolic process 12256
      small molecule metabolic process 1869
        small molecule biosynthetic process 651
          vitamin biosynthetic process 22
            fat-soluble vitamin biosynthetic process 14
              vitamin A biosynthetic process 0
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  biological_process 20017
    metabolic process 12256
      organic substance metabolic process 11636
        lipid metabolic process 1378
          cellular lipid metabolic process 1056
            isoprenoid metabolic process 118
              terpenoid metabolic process 92
                diterpenoid metabolic process 82
                  retinoid metabolic process 73
                    vitamin A metabolic process 5
                      vitamin A biosynthetic process 0
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