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Term:
vitamin K biosynthetic process (GO:0042371)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
vitamin A biosynthetic process  
vitamin D biosynthetic process +   
vitamin E biosynthetic process +   
vitamin K biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any of the forms of vitamin K, quinone-derived vitamins which are involved in the synthesis of blood-clotting factors in mammals.
vitamin K catabolic process  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: vitamin K anabolism ;   vitamin K biosynthesis ;   vitamin K formation ;   vitamin K synthesis
Broad Synonyms: naphthoquinone metabolic process ;   naphthoquinone metabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, http://www.dentistry.leeds.ac.uk/biochem/thcme/vitamins.html#k

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