Term Information

Accession
GO:0009245
Name
lipid A biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
lipid A anabolism, lipid A biosynthesis, lipid A formation, lipid A synthesis
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of lipid A, the glycolipid group of bacterial lipopolysaccharides, consisting of four to six fatty acyl chains linked to two glucosamine residues. Further modifications of the backbone are common. Source: ISBN:0198506732, PMID:22216004, PMID:20974832
Comment
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History
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Subset
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Parents of lipid A biosynthetic process (GO:0009245)
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lipid A biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  lipooligosaccharide biosynthetic process (GO:1901271)
lipid A biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  lipid A metabolic process (GO:0046493)
lipid A biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  phospholipid biosynthetic process (GO:0008654)
lipid A biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  glycolipid biosynthetic process (GO:0009247)

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MetaCyc
NAGLIPASYN-PWY