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Term:
glycogen biosynthetic process (GO:0005978)
Annotations: Rat: (44) Mouse: (43) Human: (51) Chinchilla: (51) Bonobo: (51) Dog: (31) Squirrel: (51) Pig: (33)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
alpha-glucan biosynthetic process +  
beta-glucan biosynthetic process +  
glycogen biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of glycogen, a polydisperse, highly branched glucan composed of chains of D-glucose residues.
glycogen catabolic process +   
negative regulation of glycogen metabolic process +   
osmoregulated periplasmic glucan biosynthetic process 
positive regulation of glycogen metabolic process +   
pullulan biosynthetic process 
regulation of glucan biosynthetic process +   
regulation of glycogen metabolic process +   
starch biosynthetic process +  
xyloglucan biosynthetic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: glycogen anabolism ;   glycogen biosynthesis ;   glycogen formation ;   glycogen synthesis
Xrefs: MetaCyc:GLYCOGENSYNTH-PWY
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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