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Term:
tryptophan biosynthetic process (GO:0000162)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
'de novo' NAD biosynthetic process from tryptophan +   
1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate biosynthetic process  
3-cyano-L-alanine biosynthetic process 
4-hydroxyproline biosynthetic process 
aromatic amino acid family biosynthetic process, prephenate pathway +   
aspartate family amino acid biosynthetic process +   
citrulline biosynthetic process +   
D-amino acid biosynthetic process +   
discadenine biosynthetic process 
erythrose 4-phosphate/phosphoenolpyruvate family amino acid biosynthetic process +  
glutamine family amino acid biosynthetic process +   
histidine biosynthetic process +   
homocysteine biosynthetic process +  
homomethionine biosynthetic process 
indoleacetic acid biosynthetic process via tryptophan +  
isoleucine biosynthetic process +  
L-dopa biosynthetic process +   
leucine biosynthetic process +   
N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine biosynthetic process +  
nicotinate nucleotide biosynthetic process from tryptophan 
ornithine biosynthetic process  
para-aminobenzoic acid biosynthetic process 
phosphoarginine biosynthetic process 
positive regulation of tryptophan metabolic process +  
psilocybin biosynthetic process 
pyruvate family amino acid biosynthetic process +  
regulation of tryptophan metabolic process +   
sarcosine biosynthetic process 
serine family amino acid biosynthetic process +   
serotonin biosynthetic process from tryptophan +   
stachydrine biosynthetic process 
tryptophan biosynthetic process 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of tryptophan, the chiral amino acid 2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid; tryptophan is synthesized from chorismate via anthranilate.
tryptophan catabolic process +   
tyrosine biosynthetic process +   
valine biosynthetic process  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: aromatic amino acid family biosynthetic process, anthranilate pathway ;   tryptophan anabolism ;   tryptophan biosynthesis ;   tryptophan formation ;   tryptophan synthesis
Alternate IDs: GO:0009096
Xrefs: MIPS_funcat:01.01.09.06.01 ;   MetaCyc:TRPSYN-PWY
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, ISBN:0471331309, MetaCyc:TRPSYN-PWY

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