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Term:
pentose biosynthetic process (GO:0019322)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (2) Human: (4) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
1,5-anhydro-D-fructose biosynthetic process 
2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconic acid biosynthetic process 
arabinose metabolic process +   
D-ribose metabolic process +   
D-xylose metabolic process +   
galacturonate biosynthetic process +  
glucuronate biosynthetic process +  
hexose biosynthetic process +   
keto-3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonic acid biosynthetic process 
L-ascorbic acid biosynthetic process +   
L-lyxose metabolic process 
pentose biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of a pentose, any monosaccharide with a chain of five carbon atoms in the molecule.
pentose catabolic process +   
tetrose biosynthetic process +  
xylulose metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: pentose anabolism ;   pentose biosynthesis ;   pentose formation ;   pentose synthesis
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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