Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006085 - acetyl-CoA biosynthetic process

Synonyms: acetyl-CoA anabolism, acetyl-CoA biosynthesis, acetyl-CoA formation, acetyl-CoA synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of acetyl-CoA, a derivative of coenzyme A in which the sulfhydryl group is acetylated.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006084 - acetyl-CoA metabolic process,
GO:0071616 - acyl-CoA biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006086 - acetyl-CoA biosynthetic process from pyruvate (1),
GO:0019427 - acetyl-CoA biosynthetic process from acetate (2)

Term Members:
acetate kinase (ackA)

Unification Links: GO:0006085

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:PWY-5173

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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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