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Term:
putrescine biosynthetic process (GO:0009446)
Annotations: Rat: (6) Mouse: (6) Human: (5) Chinchilla: (5) Bonobo: (5) Dog: (4) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (5)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
nor-spermidine biosynthetic process 
putrescine acetylation  
putrescine biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of putrescine, 1,4-diaminobutane; putrescine can be synthesized from arginine or ornithine and is the metabolic precursor of spermidine and spermine.
putrescine catabolic process  
regulation of polyamine biosynthetic process +   
spermidine biosynthetic process +   
spermine biosynthetic process  
thermospermine biosynthetic process 
trimethylenediamine biosynthetic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: putrescine anabolism ;   putrescine biosynthesis ;   putrescine formation ;   putrescine synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators, ISBN:0198506732

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