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Term:
glycosaminoglycan biosynthetic process (GO:0006024)
Annotations: Rat: (41) Mouse: (41) Human: (110) Chinchilla: (39) Bonobo: (40) Dog: (41) Squirrel: (38) Pig: (41)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
chitin biosynthetic process +  
galactosaminoglycan metabolic process +  
glycosaminoglycan biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of glycosaminoglycans, any of a group of polysaccharides that contain amino sugars.
glycosaminoglycan catabolic process +   
mucopolysaccharide metabolic process +   
peptidoglycan metabolic process +   
poly-N-acetyllactosamine biosynthetic process  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: glycosaminoglycan anabolism ;   glycosaminoglycan biosynthesis ;   glycosaminoglycan formation ;   glycosaminoglycan synthesis
Definition Sources: ISBN:0192800981

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