Term Information

Accession
GO:0046512
Name
sphingosine biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
sphingosine anabolism, sphingosine biosynthesis, sphingosine formation, sphingosine synthesis
Alternate IDs
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Definition
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. Source: GOC:ma, ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0046512 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of sphingosine biosynthetic process (GO:0046512)
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sphingosine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  sphingosine metabolic process (GO:0006670)
sphingosine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  sphingoid biosynthetic process (GO:0046520)
sphingosine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process (GO:0044271)
sphingosine biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  diol biosynthetic process (GO:0034312)

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