Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0000162 - tryptophan biosynthetic process

Synonyms: GO:0009096, aromatic amino acid family biosynthetic process, anthranilate pathway, tryptophan anabolism, tryptophan biosynthesis, tryptophan formation, tryptophan synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of tryptophan, the chiral amino acid 2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid; tryptophan is synthesized from chorismate via anthranilate.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006568 - tryptophan metabolic process,
GO:0009073 - aromatic amino acid family biosynthetic process,
GO:0046219 - indolalkylamine biosynthetic process,
GO:1901607 - alpha-amino acid biosynthetic process

Term Members:
trp operon leader peptide (trpL),
tryptophan synthase, β subunit (trpB),
tryptophan synthase, α subunit (trpA),
indole-3-glycerol phosphate synthase / phosphoribosylanthranilate isomerase (trpC),
anthranilate synthase component II (trpD),
anthranilate synthase component I (trpE)

Unification Links: GO:0000162

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:TRPSYN-PWY

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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