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Term:
serotonin biosynthetic process (GO:0042427)
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(+)-lariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(+)-pinoresinol biosynthetic process 
(+)-secoisolariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-lariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-pinoresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-secoisolariciresinol biosynthetic process 
2-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA biosynthetic process 
4-hydroxyphenylacetate biosynthetic process 
acetylcholine biosynthetic process +   
actinorhodin biosynthetic process 
aerobic phenol-containing compound biosynthetic process 
agmatine biosynthetic process  
anaerobic phenol-containing compound biosynthetic process 
asperthecin biosynthetic process +  
averantin biosynthetic process 
beta-alanine biosynthetic process +   
brevianamide F biosynthetic process +  
catechol-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
choline biosynthetic process +  
chrysobactin biosynthetic process 
DIF-1 biosynthetic process 
diorcinol biosynthetic process +  
emericellin biosynthetic process +  
emodin biosynthetic process +  
endocrocin biosynthetic process +  
ethanolamine biosynthetic process 
eugenol biosynthetic process 
F-9775A biosynthetic process +  
F-9775B biosynthetic process +  
ferulate biosynthetic process 
fonsecin biosynthetic process 
fumiquinazoline F biosynthetic process 
funalenone biosynthetic process 
gallate biosynthetic process 
gamma-aminobutyric acid biosynthetic process  
glycine biosynthetic process +   
histamine biosynthetic process  
indolalkylamine biosynthetic process +   
indole biosynthetic process 
indole glucosinolate biosynthetic process 
indole phytoalexin biosynthetic process +  
indoleacetic acid biosynthetic process +  
indoleacetic acid conjugate biosynthetic process +  
melanin biosynthetic process +   
melatonin biosynthetic process  
monodictyphenone biosynthetic process +  
neosartoricin biosynthetic process +  
nitric oxide biosynthetic process +   
novobiocin biosynthetic process 
o-orsellinic acid biosynthetic process +  
octopamine biosynthetic process  
olivetolic acid biosynthetic process 
orcinol biosynthetic process +  
p-cresol biosynthetic process 
phenol biosynthetic process 
phenolic phthiocerol biosynthetic process 
phenylethylamine biosynthetic process +  
phenylethylamine biosynthetic process involved in synaptic transmission 
proanthocyanidin biosynthetic process +  
pyochelin biosynthetic process 
salicylic acid biosynthetic process +  
serotonin biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine), a monoamine neurotransmitter occurring in the peripheral and central nervous systems, also having hormonal properties.
serotonin catabolic process 
shamixanthone biosynthetic process 
sinapate biosynthetic process 
sinapate ester biosynthetic process +  
tyramine biosynthetic process 
vanillin biosynthetic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: serotonin anabolism ;   serotonin biosynthesis ;   serotonin formation ;   serotonin synthesis
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Serotonin
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198506732

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