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Term:
long-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process (GO:0042759)
Annotations: Rat: (19) Mouse: (17) Human: (28) Chinchilla: (22) Bonobo: (26) Dog: (11) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (13)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
alpha-linolenic acid metabolic process  
arachidonic acid metabolic process +   
butyryl-CoA biosynthetic process +  
fatty acid elongation +   
hepoxilin metabolic process +   
leukotriene A4 metabolic process +   
leukotriene B4 metabolic process +   
linoleic acid metabolic process  
lipoate biosynthetic process  
lipoxin A4 metabolic process +   
lipoxin B4 metabolic process +   
long-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of long-chain fatty acids, any fatty acid with a chain length between C13 and C22.
long-chain fatty acid catabolic process +   
medium-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process  
methionine catabolic process to 3-methylthiopropanoate 
methyl-branched fatty acid biosynthetic process +  
mycolic acid biosynthetic process 
negative regulation of fatty acid biosynthetic process +   
oxylipin biosynthetic process +   
palmitic acid metabolic process +   
phytanic acid metabolic process  
positive regulation of fatty acid biosynthetic process +   
regulation of fatty acid biosynthetic process +   
short-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process +   
unsaturated fatty acid biosynthetic process +   
very long-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: long-chain fatty acid anabolism ;   long-chain fatty acid biosynthesis ;   long-chain fatty acid formation ;   long-chain fatty acid synthesis
Definition Sources: PMID:18390550

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