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Term:
L-phenylalanine biosynthetic process (GO:0009094)
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L-phenylalanine biosynthetic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of L-phenylalanine, the L-enantiomer of 2-amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid, i.e. (2S)-2-amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid.
L-phenylalanine catabolic process +   
tyrosine biosynthetic process +   
tyrosine biosynthetic process, by oxidation of phenylalanine 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: L-phenylalanine anabolism ;   L-phenylalanine biosynthesis ;   L-phenylalanine formation ;   L-phenylalanine synthesis
Broad Synonyms: phenylalanine biosynthesis ;   phenylalanine biosynthetic process
Related Synonyms: phenylalanine biosynthetic process, prephenate pathway ;   phenylalanine biosynthetic process, shikimate pathway
Alternate IDs: GO:0019274 ;   GO:0019275
Xrefs: MIPS_funcat:01.01.09.04.01
Definition Sources: GOC:jsg, GOC:mah

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