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Term:
octopamine biosynthetic process (GO:0006589)
Annotations: Rat: (3) Mouse: (3) Human: (3) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (3) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (3)
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(+)-lariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(+)-pinoresinol biosynthetic process 
(+)-secoisolariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-lariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-pinoresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-secoisolariciresinol biosynthetic process 
2-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA biosynthetic process 
4-hydroxyphenylacetate biosynthetic process 
acetylcholine biosynthetic process +   
actinorhodin biosynthetic process 
aerobic phenol-containing compound biosynthetic process 
amino acid catabolic process to alcohol via Ehrlich pathway +  
anaerobic phenol-containing compound biosynthetic process 
asperthecin biosynthetic process +  
averantin biosynthetic process 
beta-alanine biosynthetic process +   
catechol-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
cellular alcohol biosynthetic process +   
choline biosynthetic process +  
cyclopentanol biosynthetic process 
DIF-1 biosynthetic process 
diorcinol biosynthetic process +  
emericellin biosynthetic process +  
emodin biosynthetic process +  
endocrocin biosynthetic process +  
ethanolamine biosynthetic process 
eugenol biosynthetic process 
F-9775A biosynthetic process +  
F-9775B biosynthetic process +  
fatty alcohol biosynthetic process +  
ferulate biosynthetic process 
fonsecin biosynthetic process 
funalenone biosynthetic process 
gallate biosynthetic process 
gamma-aminobutyric acid biosynthetic process  
glycine biosynthetic process +   
histamine biosynthetic process  
indolalkylamine biosynthetic process +   
melanin biosynthetic process +   
monensin A biosynthetic process 
monodictyphenone biosynthetic process +  
negative regulation of alcohol biosynthetic process +   
neosartoricin biosynthetic process +  
nicotianamine biosynthetic process 
nitric oxide biosynthetic process +   
novobiocin biosynthetic process 
o-orsellinic acid biosynthetic process +  
octopamine biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of octopamine, 1-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-aminoethanol. The D enantiomer is about one-tenth as active as norepinephrine and is found in the salivary glands of Octopus and Eledone species.
octopamine catabolic process 
olivetolic acid biosynthetic process 
orcinol biosynthetic process +  
p-cresol biosynthetic process 
phenol biosynthetic process 
phenolic phthiocerol biosynthetic process 
phenylethylamine biosynthetic process +  
phenylethylamine biosynthetic process involved in synaptic transmission 
polyamine biosynthetic process +   
polyol biosynthetic process +   
polyprenol biosynthetic process +   
positive regulation of alcohol biosynthetic process +   
prenol biosynthetic process 
primary alcohol biosynthetic process +   
proanthocyanidin biosynthetic process +  
pyochelin biosynthetic process 
regulation of alcohol biosynthetic process +   
salicylic acid biosynthetic process +  
secondary alcohol biosynthetic process +   
serotonin biosynthetic process +   
shamixanthone biosynthetic process 
sinapate biosynthetic process 
sinapate ester biosynthetic process +  
tertiary alcohol biosynthetic process +   
tyramine biosynthetic process 
vanillin biosynthetic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: octopamine anabolism ;   octopamine biosynthesis ;   octopamine formation ;   octopamine synthesis
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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