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heterocycle biosynthetic process (GO:0018130)
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(+)-kotanin metabolic process +  
(+)-lariciresinol metabolic process +  
(+)-larreatricin metabolic process 
(+)-pinoresinol metabolic process +  
(-)-lariciresinol metabolic process +  
(-)-pinoresinol metabolic process +  
(-)-secologanin metabolic process +  
3-methylquinoline metabolic process +  
7,8-didemethyl-8-hydroxy-5-deazariboflavin metabolic process +  
7-cyano-7-deazaguanine metabolic process +  
actinorhodin metabolic process +  
aldehyde biosynthetic process +   
alkane biosynthetic process +  
alkene biosynthetic process +  
alkyne biosynthetic process 
allantoin metabolic process +   
alpha-ribazole metabolic process +  
androgen biosynthetic process +   
ansamycin metabolic process +  
antibiotic biosynthetic process +   
aromatic compound biosynthetic process +   
asperfuranone metabolic process +  
aurone metabolic process +  
auxin biosynthetic process +  
biotin metabolic process +   
C21-steroid hormone biosynthetic process +   
carbazole metabolic process +  
cellular alcohol biosynthetic process +   
cellular carbohydrate biosynthetic process +   
cellular lactam metabolic process +   
cellular macromolecule biosynthetic process +   
cellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process +   
chanoclavine-I metabolic process +  
clavulanic acid metabolic process +  
coenzyme gamma-F420-2 metabolic process +  
cofactor biosynthetic process +   
coumarin metabolic process +   
cytokinin biosynthetic process +   
cytokinin metabolic process +   
demethylkotanin metabolic process +  
dethiobiotin metabolic process +  
dibenzo-p-dioxin metabolic process +   
dibenzofuran metabolic process +  
dibenzothiophene metabolic process +  
dipyrrin metabolic process +  
ectoine metabolic process +  
enterobactin metabolic process +  
epoxide metabolic process +   
estrogen biosynthetic process +   
F420-0 metabolic process 
flavin-containing compound metabolic process +   
fumiquinazoline metabolic process +  
furaldehyde metabolic process 
gliotoxin metabolic process +  
glycerol ether biosynthetic process +   
glycerolipid biosynthetic process +   
granaticin metabolic process +  
heterocycle biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of heterocyclic compounds, those with a cyclic molecular structure and at least two different atoms in the ring (or rings).
heterocycle catabolic process +   
imidazole-containing compound metabolic process +   
indole-containing compound metabolic process +   
isoflavonoid metabolic process +  
isoprenoid biosynthetic process +   
isoquinoline alkaloid metabolic process +   
ketone biosynthetic process +   
ketone body biosynthetic process +   
kojic acid metabolic process +  
kynurenic acid metabolic process +   
lactone metabolic process +  
leucoanthocyanidin metabolic process +  
lincomycin metabolic process +  
lipoamide metabolic process 
lipoate metabolic process +   
membrane lipid biosynthetic process +   
methanofuran metabolic process +  
methanophenazine metabolic process +  
mitomycin C metabolic process +  
molybdopterin cofactor metabolic process +   
monensin A metabolic process +  
mucilage biosynthetic process +  
naphtho-gamma-pyrone metabolic process +  
negative regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process +   
neutral lipid biosynthetic process +   
nicotianamine metabolic process +  
nucleobase-containing compound metabolic process +   
ochratoxin A metabolic process +  
octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane metabolic process +  
ommochrome metabolic process +  
organic acid biosynthetic process +   
organic heteropentacyclic compound metabolic process +   
organic phosphonate biosynthetic process 
organomercury biosynthetic process +  
orlandin metabolic process +  
oxazole or thiazole metabolic process +  
pantothenate biosynthetic process from 2-dehydropantolactone 
peptidyl-1-thioglycine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-glycine +  
peptidyl-dehydroalanine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-tyrosine or peptidyl-serine 
peptidyl-diphthamide biosynthetic process from peptidyl-histidine  
peptidyl-diphthine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-histidine 
peptidyl-thyronine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-tyrosine 
pheromone biosynthetic process +  
phospholipid biosynthetic process +   
polyphosphate biosynthetic process 
positive regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
proline metabolic process +   
pseurotin A metabolic process +  
pteridine-containing compound metabolic process +   
purine-containing compound metabolic process +   
pyochelin metabolic process +  
pyridine-containing compound metabolic process +   
pyrimidine-containing compound metabolic process +   
pyrrolysine metabolic process +  
regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
rhodopsin biosynthetic process 
s-triazine compound metabolic process +  
shamixanthone metabolic process +  
sulfur compound biosynthetic process +   
tensidol A metabolic process +  
tensidol B metabolic process +  
terrequinone A metabolic process +  
tetrapyrrole metabolic process +   
toxin biosynthetic process +   
tropane alkaloid metabolic process +   
verruculogen metabolic process +  
vibriobactin metabolic process +  
vitamin biosynthetic process +   
vitamin E metabolic process +   
xanthone-containing compound metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: heterocycle anabolism ;   heterocycle biosynthesis ;   heterocycle formation ;   heterocycle synthesis
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198547684

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