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Term:
cuticle chitin biosynthetic process (GO:0006035)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adult chitin-based cuticle development +  
cell wall chitin biosynthetic process +  
chitin-based embryonic cuticle biosynthetic process 
cuticle chitin biosynthetic process 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of cuticle chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of beta-(1->4)-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues, found in cuticles.
cuticle chitin catabolic process 
cuticle development involved in chitin-based cuticle molting cycle +  
regulation of chitin biosynthetic process +  
UDP-N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis involved in chitin biosynthesis 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: cuticle chitin anabolism ;   cuticle chitin biosynthesis ;   cuticle chitin formation ;   cuticle chitin synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:ai

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