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Term:
ferrichrome biosynthetic process (GO:0031169)
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ferrichrome biosynthetic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of a ferrichrome. Ferrichromes are any of a group of growth-promoting Fe(III) chelates formed by various genera of microfungi. They are homodetic cyclic hexapeptides made up of a tripeptide of glycine (or other small neutral amino acids) and a tripeptide of an N'acyl-N4-hydroxy-L-ornithine.
ferricrocin metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: ferrichrome anabolism ;   ferrichrome biosynthesis ;   ferrichrome formation ;   ferrichrome synthesis
Narrow Synonyms: ferrichrome biosynthetic process, peptide formation ;   ferrichrome biosynthetic process, peptide modification
Alternate IDs: GO:0031199 ;   GO:0031200
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, ISBN:0198506732

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