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Term:
pigment biosynthetic process (GO:0046148)
Annotations: Rat: (51) Mouse: (54) Human: (62) Chinchilla: (40) Bonobo: (41) Dog: (48) Squirrel: (41) Pig: (48)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
anthocyanin-containing compound metabolic process +  
aurone metabolic process +  
flavone metabolic process +   
heme metabolic process +   
melanin metabolic process +   
phlobaphene metabolic process +  
pigment biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of a pigment, any general or particular coloring matter in living organisms, e.g. melanin.
pigment catabolic process +   
pigment metabolic process involved in pigmentation +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: pigment anabolism ;   pigment biosynthesis ;   pigment formation ;   pigment synthesis
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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