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Term:
cellulose biosynthetic process (GO:0030244)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(1->3)-beta-D-glucan biosynthetic process +  
(1->6)-beta-D-glucan biosynthetic process +  
cell wall beta-glucan biosynthetic process +  
cellulose biosynthetic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of cellulose, a linear beta1-4 glucan of molecular mass 50-400 kDa with the pyranose units in the -4C1 conformation.
cellulose catabolic process +  
plant-type cell wall cellulose metabolic process +  
regulation of beta-glucan biosynthetic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: cellulose anabolism ;   cellulose biosynthesis ;   cellulose formation ;   cellulose synthesis
Alternate IDs: GO:0016178
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY-1001
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, ISBN:0198506732

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