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Term:
alditol biosynthetic process (GO:0019401)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
1,5-anhydro-D-fructose biosynthetic process 
2-deoxystreptamine biosynthetic process 
alditol biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of alditols, any polyhydric alcohol derived from the acyclic form of a monosaccharide by reduction of its aldehyde or keto group to an alcoholic group.
alditol catabolic process +   
aldonic acid biosynthetic process +  
butirosin biosynthetic process 
calcitriol biosynthetic process from calciol  
cellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process +   
diol biosynthetic process +   
disaccharide biosynthetic process +   
gentamycin biosynthetic process 
glucosylglycerol metabolic process +  
glucuronoside biosynthetic process 
glycerol metabolic process +   
hexitol metabolic process +   
inositol biosynthetic process +   
inositol phosphate biosynthetic process +   
kanamycin biosynthetic process 
mannosylglycerate biosynthetic process 
neomycin biosynthetic process 
paromomycin biosynthetic process 
pentitol metabolic process +   
phenolic phthiocerol biosynthetic process 
phytosphingosine biosynthetic process  
streptomycin biosynthetic process 
tobramycin biosynthetic process 

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

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