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Term:
glycerol biosynthetic process (GO:0006114)
Annotations: Rat: (6) Mouse: (6) Human: (6) Chinchilla: (4) Bonobo: (4) Dog: (5) Squirrel: (4) Pig: (6)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
glucosylglycerol biosynthetic process 
glycerol biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of glycerol, 1,2,3-propanetriol, a sweet, hygroscopic, viscous liquid, widely distributed in nature as a constituent of many lipids.
glycerol catabolic process +   
glycerol to glycerone phosphate metabolic process 
hexitol biosynthetic process +   
pentitol biosynthetic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: glycerol anabolism ;   glycerol biosynthesis ;   glycerol formation ;   glycerol synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:ai, ISBN:0198506732

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