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L-ascorbic acid biosynthetic process (GO:0019853)
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2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconic acid biosynthetic process 
achromobactin biosynthetic process 
alginic acid biosynthetic process 
amino acid catabolic process to carboxylic acid via Ehrlich pathway +  
ascorbate glutathione cycle 
bacillithiol biosynthetic process 
biotin biosynthetic process 
carnosine biosynthetic process  
cellular amino acid biosynthetic process +   
cellular modified histidine biosynthetic process +  
cephalosporin C biosynthetic process 
cobalamin biosynthetic process +  
dicarboxylic acid biosynthetic process +   
folic acid biosynthetic process 
folic acid-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
fumagillin biosynthetic process +  
fumonisin biosynthetic process +  
galacturonate biosynthetic process +  
gerfelin biosynthetic process +  
gibberellin biosynthetic process +  
glucuronate biosynthetic process +  
glucuronoside biosynthetic process 
hexose biosynthetic process +   
hyaluronan biosynthetic process +   
icosanoid biosynthetic process +   
keto-3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonic acid biosynthetic process 
L-ascorbic acid biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of L-ascorbic acid; L-ascorbic acid ionizes to give L-ascorbate, (2R)-2-[(1S)-1,2-dihydroxyethyl]-4-hydroxy-5-oxo-2,5-dihydrofuran-3-olate, which is required as a cofactor in the oxidation of prolyl residues to hydroxyprolyl, and other reactions.
L-ascorbic acid catabolic process 
mannosylglycerate biosynthetic process 
monocarboxylic acid biosynthetic process +   
N-acetylneuraminate biosynthetic process  
ochratoxin A biosynthetic process 
pantothenate biosynthetic process 
pentose biosynthetic process +   
pyrrolysine biosynthetic process 
riboflavin biosynthetic process  
tatiopterin biosynthetic process +  
tetrose biosynthetic process +  
thiamine-containing compound biosynthetic process +  
tricarboxylic acid biosynthetic process +  
UDP-glucuronate biosynthetic process  
uroporphyrinogen III biosynthetic process +   
vitamin B6 biosynthetic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: L-ascorbic acid anabolism ;   L-ascorbic acid biosynthesis ;   L-ascorbic acid formation ;   L-ascorbic acid synthesis ;   ascorbate biosynthesis ;   ascorbate biosynthetic process ;   vitamin C biosynthesis ;   vitamin C biosynthetic process
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY-882
Definition Sources: GOC:ma, ISBN:0198547684

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