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Term:
riboflavin biosynthetic process (GO:0009231)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
biotin biosynthetic process 
cobalamin biosynthetic process +   
flavin adenine dinucleotide biosynthetic process +   
FMN biosynthetic process  
folic acid biosynthetic process 
L-ascorbic acid biosynthetic process +   
nicotinate biosynthetic process 
pantothenate biosynthetic process +  
pyrroloquinoline quinone biosynthetic process 
riboflavin biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of riboflavin (vitamin B2), the precursor for the coenzymes flavin mononucleotide (FMN) and flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD).
riboflavin catabolic process 
thiamine-containing compound biosynthetic process +  
vitamin B6 biosynthetic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: riboflavin anabolism ;   riboflavin biosynthesis ;   riboflavin formation ;   riboflavin synthesis ;   vitamin B2 biosynthesis ;   vitamin B2 biosynthetic process ;   vitamin G biosynthesis ;   vitamin G biosynthetic process
Xrefs: MetaCyc:RIBOSYN2-PWY ;   Wikipedia:Riboflavin
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, http://www.indstate.edu/thcme/mwking/vitamins.html

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