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Term:
carnitine biosynthetic process (GO:0045329)
Annotations: Rat: (4) Mouse: (3) Human: (5) Chinchilla: (3) Bonobo: (3) Dog: (3) Squirrel: (3) Pig: (4)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
carnitine biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carnitine (hydroxy-trimethyl aminobutyric acid), a compound that participates in the transfer of acyl groups across the inner mitochondrial membrane.
carnitine catabolic process  
carnitine metabolic process, CoA-linked  
ergothioneine biosynthetic process +  
glycine betaine biosynthetic process +   
N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine biosynthetic process +  
selenoneine biosynthetic process 
stachydrine biosynthetic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: carnitine anabolism ;   carnitine biosynthesis ;   carnitine formation ;   carnitine synthesis ;   vitamin Bt biosynthesis ;   vitamin Bt biosynthetic process
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198506732

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