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alkane biosynthetic process (GO:0043447)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
aldehyde biosynthetic process +   
alkane biosynthetic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of an alkane, any acyclic branched or unbranched hydrocarbon having the general formula CnH2n+2.
alkane catabolic process +  
alkene biosynthetic process +  
alkyne biosynthetic process 
androgen biosynthetic process +   
antibiotic biosynthetic process +  
aromatic compound biosynthetic process +   
auxin biosynthetic process +  
benzene biosynthetic process 
C21-steroid hormone biosynthetic process +   
cellular alcohol biosynthetic process +   
cellular carbohydrate biosynthetic process +   
cellular macromolecule biosynthetic process +   
cellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process +   
cuticle hydrocarbon biosynthetic process 
cytokinin biosynthetic process +   
estrogen biosynthetic process +   
glycerol ether biosynthetic process +   
glycerolipid biosynthetic process +   
heptadecane metabolic process +  
heterocycle biosynthetic process +   
hydrogen peroxide biosynthetic process +   
isoprenoid biosynthetic process +   
ketone biosynthetic process +   
ketone body biosynthetic process +   
membrane lipid biosynthetic process +   
methane metabolic process +  
mucilage biosynthetic process +  
n-octane metabolic process +  
naphthalene biosynthetic process 
negative regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process +   
neutral lipid biosynthetic process +   
olefin biosynthetic process +  
organic acid biosynthetic process +   
organic phosphonate biosynthetic process 
organomercury biosynthetic process +  
pentadecane metabolic process +  
peptidyl-1-thioglycine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-glycine +  
peptidyl-dehydroalanine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-tyrosine or peptidyl-serine 
peptidyl-diphthamide biosynthetic process from peptidyl-histidine  
peptidyl-diphthine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-histidine 
peptidyl-thyronine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-tyrosine 
pheromone biosynthetic process 
phospholipid biosynthetic process +   
polyphosphate biosynthetic process 
positive regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
rhodopsin biosynthetic process 
sulfur compound biosynthetic process +   
terpene biosynthetic process +  
toluene biosynthetic process +  
toxin biosynthetic process +   
tridecane metabolic process +  
vitamin biosynthetic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: alkane anabolism ;   alkane biosynthesis ;   alkane formation ;   alkane synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, Wikipedia:Alkane

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