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Term:
heparin biosynthetic process (GO:0030210)
Annotations: Rat: (7) Mouse: (6) Human: (11) Chinchilla: (6) Bonobo: (6) Dog: (6) Squirrel: (6) Pig: (6)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
3'-phosphoadenosine 5'-phosphosulfate biosynthetic process  
4-amino-3-isothiazolidinone biosynthetic process 
alkanesulfonate biosynthetic process +   
bacillithiol biosynthetic process 
biotin biosynthetic process 
camalexin biosynthetic process +  
cephalosporin biosynthetic process +  
cephamycin C biosynthetic process 
chondroitin sulfate biosynthetic process  
coenzyme M biosynthetic process 
dermatan sulfate biosynthetic process  
epothilone biosynthetic process 
galactosaminoglycan biosynthetic process 
gliotoxin biosynthetic process +  
glutathione biosynthetic process +   
glutathione derivative biosynthetic process +   
heparin biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of heparin, any member of a group of glycosaminoglycans of average Mr (6000-20000), consisting predominantly of alternating alpha-(1->4)-linked D-galactose and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine-6-sulfate residues.
heparin catabolic process  
hercynylcysteine sulfoxide biosynthetic process 
hyaluronan biosynthetic process +   
hydrogen sulfide biosynthetic process +   
keratan sulfate biosynthetic process  
leukotriene D4 biosynthetic process  
lipoate biosynthetic process  
methionine catabolic process to 3-methylthiopropanoate 
methionine catabolic process to 3-methylthiopropanol 
mycothiol biosynthetic process 
penicillin biosynthetic process +  
peptidoglycan biosynthetic process +  
pyochelin biosynthetic process 
S-adenosylmethioninamine biosynthetic process  
S-adenosylmethionine biosynthetic process  
S-glycoside biosynthetic process +  
S-methylmethionine biosynthetic process 
sulfolipid biosynthetic process 
sulfur amino acid biosynthetic process +   
thiamine diphosphate biosynthetic process +   
thiamine-containing compound biosynthetic process +  
thiazole biosynthetic process 
thioester biosynthetic process +   
vistamycin biosynthetic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: heparin anabolism ;   heparin biosynthesis ;   heparin formation ;   heparin synthesis
Related Synonyms: heparan sulfate biosynthetic process
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, ISBN:0198506732

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