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Term:
melatonin biosynthetic process (GO:0030187)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (2) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (3) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(+)-pinoresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-secoisolariciresinol biosynthetic process 
acetylcholine biosynthetic process +   
acyl-CoA biosynthetic process +   
allantoin biosynthetic process  
ansamycin biosynthetic process 
asparagine biosynthetic process +   
auxin biosynthetic process +  
biotin biosynthetic process 
brevianamide F biosynthetic process +  
cellular lactam biosynthetic process +  
ceramide biosynthetic process +   
clavulanic acid biosynthetic process 
cytokinin biosynthetic process +   
dethiobiotin biosynthetic process 
ethylene biosynthetic process +  
fatty acid primary amide biosynthetic process  
folic acid-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
formamide biosynthetic process 
fumiquinazoline F biosynthetic process 
gibberellin biosynthetic process +  
indolalkylamine biosynthetic process +   
indole biosynthetic process 
indole glucosinolate biosynthetic process 
indole phytoalexin biosynthetic process +  
indoleacetic acid amide conjugate biosynthetic process 
indoleacetic acid biosynthetic process +  
indoleacetic acid conjugate biosynthetic process +  
jasmonic acid biosynthetic process +  
juvenile hormone biosynthetic process +  
lincomycin biosynthetic process 
melatonin biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of melatonin (N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine).
melatonin catabolic process 
negative regulation of hormone biosynthetic process +   
novobiocin biosynthetic process 
ochratoxin A biosynthetic process 
pantothenate biosynthetic process +  
peptide biosynthetic process +   
pheromone biosynthetic process +  
positive regulation of hormone biosynthetic process +   
pseurotin A biosynthetic process +  
pyrrolysine biosynthetic process 
quercetin biosynthetic process 
regulation of hormone biosynthetic process +   
salicylic acid biosynthetic process +  
serotonin biosynthetic process +   
spermidine hydroxycinnamate conjugate biosynthetic process 
sphingomyelin biosynthetic process  
steroid hormone biosynthetic process +   
strigolactone biosynthetic process 
tensidol A biosynthetic process +  
tensidol B biosynthetic process +  
urea cycle  
ureide biosynthetic process 
vibriobactin biosynthetic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: melatonin anabolism ;   melatonin biosynthesis ;   melatonin formation ;   melatonin synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, ISBN:0198506732

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