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Term:
tetrahydrofolate biosynthetic process (GO:0046654)
Annotations: Rat: (7) Mouse: (6) Human: (8) Chinchilla: (5) Bonobo: (5) Dog: (6) Squirrel: (5) Pig: (6)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
10-formyltetrahydrofolate metabolic process +   
dihydrofolate biosynthetic process 
folic acid biosynthetic process 
tetrahydrofolate biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of tetrahydrofolate, 5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolic acid, a folate derivative bearing additional hydrogens on the pterin group.
tetrahydrofolate interconversion  
tetrahydrofolylpolyglutamate biosynthetic process  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: tetrahydrofolate anabolism ;   tetrahydrofolate biosynthesis ;   tetrahydrofolate formation ;   tetrahydrofolate synthesis
Xrefs: MetaCyc:FOLSYN-PWY
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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