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guanine biosynthetic process (GO:0046099)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adenine biosynthetic process +   
guanine biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of guanine, 2-amino-6-hydroxypurine, a purine that is one of the five main bases found in nucleic acids and a component of a number of phosphorylated guanosine derivatives whose metabolic or regulatory functions are important.
guanine catabolic process  
hypoxanthine biosynthetic process +   
purine nucleobase salvage +   
xanthine biosynthetic process  

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

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