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Term:
androgen biosynthetic process (GO:0006702)
Annotations: Rat: (8) Mouse: (6) Human: (11) Chinchilla: (9) Bonobo: (10) Dog: (3) Squirrel: (8) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
aldehyde biosynthetic process +   
alkane biosynthetic process +  
alkene biosynthetic process +  
alkyne biosynthetic process +  
androgen biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of androgens, C19 steroid hormones that can stimulate the development of male sexual characteristics.
androgen catabolic process  
antibiotic biosynthetic process +   
aromatic compound biosynthetic process +   
auxin biosynthetic process +  
brassinosteroid biosynthetic process +   
C21-steroid hormone biosynthetic process +   
cellular alcohol biosynthetic process +   
cellular carbohydrate biosynthetic process +   
cellular macromolecule biosynthetic process +   
cellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process +   
cytokinin biosynthetic process +   
ecdysteroid biosynthetic process +  
estrogen biosynthetic process +   
glycerol ether biosynthetic process +   
glycerolipid biosynthetic process +   
heterocycle biosynthetic process +   
hydrogen peroxide biosynthetic process +   
isoprenoid biosynthetic process +   
ketone biosynthetic process +   
ketone body biosynthetic process +   
membrane lipid biosynthetic process +   
mineralocorticoid biosynthetic process +   
mucilage biosynthetic process +  
negative regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process +   
neutral lipid biosynthetic process +   
organic acid biosynthetic process +   
organic phosphonate biosynthetic process 
organomercury biosynthetic process +  
peptidyl-1-thioglycine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-glycine +  
peptidyl-dehydroalanine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-tyrosine or peptidyl-serine 
peptidyl-diphthamide biosynthetic process from peptidyl-histidine  
peptidyl-diphthine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-histidine 
peptidyl-thyronine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-tyrosine 
pheromone biosynthetic process 
phospholipid biosynthetic process +   
polyphosphate biosynthetic process 
positive regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
rhodopsin biosynthetic process 
sulfur compound biosynthetic process +   
toxin biosynthetic process +   
vitamin biosynthetic process +   

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

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