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Term:
tetrahydrofolylpolyglutamate biosynthetic process (GO:0046901)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
dihydrofolate biosynthetic process 
folic acid biosynthetic process 
tetrahydrofolate biosynthetic process +   
tetrahydrofolylpolyglutamate biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of tetrahydrofolylpolyglutamate, a folate derivative comprising tetrahydrofolate attached to a chain of glutamate residues.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: THF polyglutamylation ;   tetrahydrofolate polyglutamylation ;   tetrahydrofolyl-[Glu](n) biosynthesis ;   tetrahydrofolyl-[Glu](n) biosynthetic process ;   tetrahydrofolylpolyglutamate anabolism ;   tetrahydrofolylpolyglutamate biosynthesis ;   tetrahydrofolylpolyglutamate formation ;   tetrahydrofolylpolyglutamate synthesis
Broad Synonyms: folic-acid containing compound polyglutamylation
Definition Sources: GOC:ai

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