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Term:
ether lipid biosynthetic process (GO:0008611)
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ergosterol biosynthetic process +   
ether lipid biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of ether lipids, lipids that contain (normally) one lipid alcohol in ether linkage to one of the carbon atoms (normally C-1) of glycerol.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: ether lipid anabolism ;   ether lipid biosynthesis ;   ether lipid formation ;   ether lipid synthesis
Narrow Synonyms: plasmalogen biosynthetic process
Definition Sources: GOC:ma, ISBN:0198547684, PMID:15337120

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