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Term:
ketone body biosynthetic process (GO:0046951)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
acetoacetic acid metabolic process +   
acetone metabolic process +  
alcohol biosynthetic process +   
aldehyde biosynthetic process +   
alkane biosynthetic process +  
alkene biosynthetic process +  
alkyne biosynthetic process 
androgen biosynthetic process +   
antibiotic biosynthetic process +  
aromatic compound biosynthetic process +   
auxin biosynthetic process +  
C21-steroid hormone biosynthetic process +   
cellular alcohol biosynthetic process +   
cellular carbohydrate biosynthetic process +   
cellular macromolecule biosynthetic process +   
cellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process +   
cytokinin biosynthetic process +   
estrogen biosynthetic process +   
fatty acid primary amide biosynthetic process  
fatty-acyl-CoA biosynthetic process +   
formaldehyde biosynthetic process  
glycerol ether biosynthetic process +   
glycerolipid biosynthetic process +   
heterocycle biosynthetic process +   
hydrogen peroxide biosynthetic process +   
hypochlorous acid biosynthetic process  
icosanoid biosynthetic process +   
isoprenoid biosynthetic process +   
ketone biosynthetic process +   
ketone body biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of ketone bodies, any one of the three substances: acetoacetate, D-3-hydroxybutyrate (beta-hydroxybutyrate) or acetone. Biosynthesis involves the formation of hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA, which is cleaved to acetate and acetyl-CoA.
ketone body catabolic process +   
membrane lipid biosynthetic process +   
monosaccharide biosynthetic process +   
mucilage biosynthetic process +  
negative regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process +   
neutral lipid biosynthetic process +   
nucleobase-containing small molecule biosynthetic process +   
organic acid biosynthetic process +   
organic phosphonate biosynthetic process 
organomercury biosynthetic process +  
peptidyl-1-thioglycine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-glycine +  
peptidyl-dehydroalanine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-tyrosine or peptidyl-serine 
peptidyl-diphthamide biosynthetic process from peptidyl-histidine  
peptidyl-diphthine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-histidine 
peptidyl-thyronine biosynthetic process from peptidyl-tyrosine 
pheromone biosynthetic process 
phospholipid biosynthetic process +   
polyphosphate biosynthetic process 
positive regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
regulation of cellular biosynthetic process +   
rhodopsin biosynthetic process 
sulfur compound biosynthetic process +   
toxin biosynthetic process +   
urate biosynthetic process  
vitamin biosynthetic process +   
wax biosynthetic process +   

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

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