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Term:
purine nucleobase salvage (GO:0043096)
Annotations: Rat: (5) Mouse: (4) Human: (4) Chinchilla: (3) Bonobo: (3) Dog: (4) Squirrel: (3) Pig: (4)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adenine biosynthetic process +   
guanine biosynthetic process +   
hypoxanthine biosynthetic process +   
purine deoxyribonucleoside salvage +  
purine nucleobase salvage +   
Any process that generates purine nucleobases, one of the two classes of nitrogen-containing ring compounds found in DNA and RNA, from derivatives of them without de novo synthesis.
purine nucleotide salvage +   
purine ribonucleoside salvage +   
xanthine biosynthetic process  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: purine base salvage
Definition Sources: GOC:jl

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