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Term:
triterpenoid biosynthetic process (GO:0016104)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
4-amino-4-deoxy-alpha-L-arabinopyranosyl undecaprenyl phosphate biosynthetic process 
diterpenoid biosynthetic process +   
farnesyl diphosphate biosynthetic process +   
farnesyl diphosphate biosynthetic process, mevalonate pathway  
GDP-alpha-D-mannosylchitobiosyldiphosphodolichol biosynthetic process 
geranyl diphosphate biosynthetic process  
geranylgeranyl diphosphate biosynthetic process  
hopanoid metabolic process +  
monoterpenoid biosynthetic process +  
pentacyclic triterpenoid metabolic process +   
phytyl diphosphate biosynthetic process 
polyterpenoid biosynthetic process 
sesquiterpenoid biosynthetic process +  
terpenoid biosynthetic process, mevalonate-dependent +  
terpenoid biosynthetic process, mevalonate-independent +  
tetracyclic triterpenoid metabolic process +  
tetraterpenoid biosynthetic process +   
tricyclic triterpenoid metabolic process +  
triterpenoid biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of triterpenoid compounds, terpenoids with six isoprene units.
triterpenoid catabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: triterpenoid anabolism ;   triterpenoid biosynthesis ;   triterpenoid formation ;   triterpenoid synthesis
Narrow Synonyms: triterpene biosynthesis ;   triterpene biosynthetic process
Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators

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