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vitamin E biosynthetic process (GO:0010189)
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(+)-3'-hydroxylarreatricin biosynthetic process 
(+)-kotanin biosynthetic process +  
(+)-lariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(+)-pinoresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-exo-alpha-bergamotene biosynthetic process 
(-)-lariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-pinoresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-secologanin biosynthetic process 
(R)-2-hydroxy-alpha-linolenic acid biosynthetic process 
(R)-mandelate catabolic process to benzoate 
(R)-mevalonic acid biosynthetic process +  
1,5-anhydro-D-fructose biosynthetic process 
4-amino-3-isothiazolidinone biosynthetic process 
5alpha,9alpha,10beta-labda-8(20),13-dien-15-yl diphosphate biosynthetic process 
7,8-didemethyl-8-hydroxy-5-deazariboflavin biosynthetic process 
7-cyano-7-deazaguanine biosynthetic process 
achromobactin biosynthetic process 
actinorhodin biosynthetic process 
ajmaline biosynthetic process 
alcohol biosynthetic process +   
all-trans-neoxanthin biosynthetic process 
allantoin biosynthetic process  
alpha-ribazole biosynthetic process 
ansamycin biosynthetic process 
aromatic amino acid family biosynthetic process +   
aromatic primary alcohol biosynthetic process 
asperfuranone biosynthetic process +  
aurone biosynthetic process 
benzene biosynthetic process 
beta-caryophyllene biosynthetic process 
beta-lactam antibiotic biosynthetic process +  
bile acid biosynthetic process +   
biotin biosynthetic process 
brexanolone biosynthetic process 
cadinene biosynthetic process 
cellular lactam biosynthetic process +  
chanoclavine-I aldehyde biosynthetic process +  
chanoclavine-I biosynthetic process +  
clavulanic acid biosynthetic process 
coenzyme gamma-F420-2 biosynthetic process 
coumarin biosynthetic process +  
cyclopentanol biosynthetic process 
daunorubicin biosynthetic process 
demethylkotanin biosynthetic process +  
dethiobiotin biosynthetic process 
dipyrrin biosynthetic process 
ectoine biosynthetic process 
flavin-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
flavonol biosynthetic process +  
fumagillin biosynthetic process +  
fumiquinazoline biosynthetic process +  
gliotoxin biosynthetic process +  
glycyrrhetinate biosynthetic process 
granaticin biosynthetic process 
histamine biosynthetic process  
histidine biosynthetic process +   
indole-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
isoflavonoid biosynthetic process +  
isopentenol biosynthetic process 
isoquinoline alkaloid biosynthetic process +  
kaempferol O-glucoside biosynthetic process 
kojic acid biosynthetic process +  
kynurenic acid biosynthetic process  
L-pipecolic acid biosynthetic process 
lactate biosynthetic process +   
lactone biosynthetic process +  
leucoanthocyanidin biosynthetic process 
leukotriene A4 biosynthetic process  
leukotriene B4 biosynthetic process 
limonene biosynthetic process 
lincomycin biosynthetic process 
lipoate biosynthetic process  
lipoxin A4 biosynthetic process  
lipoxin B4 biosynthetic process  
luteolin biosynthetic process 
mandelate biosynthetic process 
methanofuran biosynthetic process +  
methanophenazine biosynthetic process +  
mitomycin C biosynthetic process 
Mo-molybdopterin cofactor biosynthetic process +   
molybdopterin cofactor biosynthetic process  
monensin A biosynthetic process 
naphthalene biosynthetic process 
naphtho-gamma-pyrone biosynthetic process +  
nicotianamine biosynthetic process 
nitrobenzene biosynthetic process 
nucleobase biosynthetic process +   
nucleobase-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
ochratoxin A biosynthetic process 
ommochrome biosynthetic process 
organic heteropentacyclic compound biosynthetic process +  
orlandin biosynthetic process 
oxazole or thiazole biosynthetic process +  
p-cumate biosynthetic process 
pentacyclic triterpenoid biosynthetic process +  
phenazine biosynthetic process +  
phenol-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
phenylpropanoid biosynthetic process +  
phytosteroid biosynthetic process +   
proanthocyanidin biosynthetic process +  
proline biosynthetic process +   
pseurotin A biosynthetic process +  
pteridine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
purine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
pyochelin biosynthetic process 
pyocyanine biosynthetic process +  
pyridine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
pyridoxal biosynthetic process 
pyridoxal phosphate biosynthetic process +   
pyridoxine biosynthetic process  
pyrimidine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
pyrroloquinoline quinone biosynthetic process 
pyrrolysine biosynthetic process 
quercetin biosynthetic process 
quinate biosynthetic process 
shamixanthone biosynthetic process 
shikimate biosynthetic process 
steroid biosynthetic process +   
sterol biosynthetic process +   
stilbene biosynthetic process 
tensidol A biosynthetic process +  
tensidol B biosynthetic process +  
terrequinone A biosynthetic process +  
testosterone biosynthetic process +   
tetracyclic triterpenoid biosynthetic process +  
tetrapyrrole biosynthetic process +   
thiazole biosynthetic process 
toluene biosynthetic process +  
tricyclic triterpenoid biosynthetic process 
tropane alkaloid biosynthetic process +  
verruculogen biosynthetic process 
vibriobactin biosynthetic process 
vitamin A biosynthetic process  
vitamin D biosynthetic process +   
vitamin E biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of vitamin E, tocopherol, which includes a series of eight structurally similar compounds. Alpha-tocopherol is the most active form in humans and is a powerful biological antioxidant.
vitamin K biosynthetic process  
W-molybdopterin cofactor biosynthetic process 
xanthone-containing compound biosynthetic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: tocopherol biosynthesis ;   tocopherol biosynthetic process ;   vitamin E anabolism ;   vitamin E biosynthesis ;   vitamin E formation ;   vitamin E synthesis
Narrow Synonyms: alpha-tocopherol biosynthesis ;   alpha-tocopherol biosynthetic process
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY-1422
Definition Sources: GOC:mg

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