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Term:
purine nucleobase biosynthetic process (GO:0009113)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adenine metabolic process +   
anthocyanin-containing compound biosynthetic process +  
aurone biosynthetic process 
carotenoid biosynthetic process +   
chlorophyll biosynthetic process +  
discadenine biosynthetic process 
eye pigment biosynthetic process +   
flavone biosynthetic process +  
guanine metabolic process +   
heme biosynthetic process +   
hypoxanthine metabolic process +   
isopentenyl adenine biosynthetic process 
melanin biosynthetic process +   
negative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process 
ocellus pigment biosynthetic process +  
phlobaphene biosynthetic process 
phytochrome chromophore biosynthetic process 
pigment biosynthetic process involved in pigment accumulation +  
positive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process 
pteridine biosynthetic process 
purine alkaloid biosynthetic process 
purine nucleobase biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of purine nucleobases, one of the two classes of nitrogen-containing ring compounds found in DNA and RNA, which include adenine and guanine.
purine nucleobase catabolic process +   
purine nucleoside biosynthetic process +   
purine nucleoside bisphosphate biosynthetic process +   
purine nucleotide biosynthetic process +   
purine-containing compound salvage +   
pyrimidine nucleobase biosynthetic process +   
regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +  
urate biosynthetic process  
xanthine metabolic process +   
zeatin biosynthetic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: purine base anabolism ;   purine base biosynthesis ;   purine base biosynthetic process ;   purine base formation ;   purine base synthesis
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY-841
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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