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Term:
adenine biosynthetic process (GO:0046084)
Annotations: Rat: (4) Mouse: (3) Human: (3) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (4) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (3)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adenine biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of adenine, 6-aminopurine, one of the five main bases found in nucleic acids and a component of numerous important derivatives of its corresponding ribonucleoside, adenosine.
adenine catabolic process 
guanine biosynthetic process +   
hypoxanthine biosynthetic process +   
purine nucleobase salvage +   
xanthine biosynthetic process  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: adenine anabolism ;   adenine biosynthesis ;   adenine formation ;   adenine synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators

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