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Term:
isoprenoid biosynthetic process (GO:0008299)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
aldehyde biosynthetic process +   
alkane biosynthetic process +  
alkene biosynthetic process +  
alkyne biosynthetic process +  
androgen biosynthetic process +   
antibiotic biosynthetic process +   
apocarotenoid metabolic process +  
aromatic compound biosynthetic process +   
auxin biosynthetic process +  
C21-steroid hormone biosynthetic process +   
cellular alcohol biosynthetic process +   
cellular carbohydrate biosynthetic process +   
cellular lipid biosynthetic process +   
cellular macromolecule biosynthetic process +   
cellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process +   
cytokinin biosynthetic process +   
emericellamide biosynthetic process +  
estrogen biosynthetic process +   
fatty acid biosynthetic process +   
fatty acid methyl ester biosynthetic process 
fatty acid primary amide biosynthetic process  
fatty alcohol biosynthetic process +  
glycerol ether biosynthetic process +   
glycerolipid biosynthetic process +   
heterocycle biosynthetic process +   
isoprenoid biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any isoprenoid compound, isoprene (2-methylbuta-1,3-diene) or compounds containing or derived from linked isoprene (3-methyl-2-butenylene) residues.
isoprenoid catabolic process +   
ketone biosynthetic process +   
ketone body biosynthetic process +   
lipopolysaccharide biosynthetic process +  
membrane lipid biosynthetic process +   
mucilage biosynthetic process +  
negative regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
negative regulation of isoprenoid metabolic process +   
negative regulation of lipid 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 
phenolic phthiocerol biosynthetic process 
pheromone biosynthetic process +  
phospholipid biosynthetic process +   
phthiocerol biosynthetic process 
polyphosphate biosynthetic process 
polyprenol metabolic process +   
positive regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
positive regulation of isoprenoid metabolic process +   
positive regulation of lipid biosynthetic process +   
prenol metabolic process +  
regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
regulation of isoprenoid metabolic process +   
regulation of lipid biosynthetic process +   
rhodopsin biosynthetic process 
steroid biosynthetic process +   
sulfolipid biosynthetic process 
sulfur compound biosynthetic process +   
terpene metabolic process +   
terpenoid metabolic process +   
toxin biosynthetic process +   
vitamin biosynthetic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: isoprenoid anabolism ;   isoprenoid biosynthesis ;   isoprenoid formation ;   isoprenoid synthesis
Narrow Synonyms: polyisoprenoid anabolism ;   polyisoprenoid biosynthesis ;   polyisoprenoid biosynthetic process ;   polyisoprenoid formation ;   polyisoprenoid synthesis ;   polyterpene biosynthesis ;   polyterpene biosynthetic process
Alternate IDs: GO:0009241
Xrefs: MetaCyc:POLYISOPRENSYN-PWY
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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