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Term:
citrulline biosynthetic process (GO:0019240)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate biosynthetic process  
3-cyano-L-alanine biosynthetic process 
4-hydroxyproline biosynthetic process 
aspartate family amino acid biosynthetic process +   
citrulline biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of citrulline, N5-carbamoyl-L-ornithine, an alpha amino acid not found in proteins.
citrulline catabolic process 
D-amino acid biosynthetic process +   
discadenine biosynthetic process 
erythrose 4-phosphate/phosphoenolpyruvate family amino acid biosynthetic process +  
glutamine family amino acid biosynthetic process +   
histidine biosynthetic process +   
homocysteine biosynthetic process +  
homomethionine biosynthetic process 
isoleucine biosynthetic process +   
L-dopa biosynthetic process +   
leucine biosynthetic process +   
N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine biosynthetic process +  
ornithine biosynthetic process  
phosphoarginine biosynthetic process 
pyruvate family amino acid biosynthetic process +  
sarcosine biosynthetic process 
serine family amino acid biosynthetic process +   
stachydrine biosynthetic process 
tryptophan biosynthetic process 
tyrosine biosynthetic process +   
valine biosynthetic process  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: citrulline anabolism ;   citrulline biosynthesis ;   citrulline formation ;   citrulline synthesis
Xrefs: MetaCyc:CITRULBIO-PWY
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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