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Term:
sphingosine biosynthetic process (GO:0046512)
Annotations: Rat: (11) Mouse: (11) Human: (12) Chinchilla: (11) Bonobo: (10) Dog: (10) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (10)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(+)-secoisolariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-secoisolariciresinol biosynthetic process 
alkaloid biosynthetic process +  
amide biosynthetic process +   
amine biosynthetic process +   
amino-acid betaine biosynthetic process +   
asperfuranone biosynthetic process +  
carbamoyl phosphate biosynthetic process  
cyanate biosynthetic process 
cyanide biosynthetic process 
dipyrrin biosynthetic process 
flavin-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
glycol biosynthetic process +  
indole-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
nitric oxide biosynthetic process +   
nitrile biosynthetic process +  
nucleobase-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
phenazine biosynthetic process +  
phytosphingosine biosynthetic process  
pteridine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
purine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
pyridine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
pyrimidine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
pyrroloquinoline quinone biosynthetic process 
sphinganine biosynthetic process  
sphingosine biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of sphingosine (sphing-4-enine), trans-D-erytho-2-amino-octadec-4-ene-1,3-diol, a long chain amino diol sphingoid base that occurs in most sphingolipids in animal tissues.
sphingosine catabolic process 
tetrahydrobiopterin biosynthetic process  
tetrapyrrole biosynthetic process +   
verruculogen biosynthetic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: sphingosine anabolism ;   sphingosine biosynthesis ;   sphingosine formation ;   sphingosine synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:ma, ISBN:0198506732

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