Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006164 - purine nucleotide biosynthetic process

Synonyms: purine nucleotide anabolism, purine nucleotide biosynthesis, purine nucleotide formation, purine nucleotide synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of a purine nucleotide, a compound consisting of nucleoside (a purine base linked to a deoxyribose or ribose sugar) esterified with a phosphate group at either the 3' or 5'-hydroxyl group of the sugar.

Parent Classes:
GO:0009165 - nucleotide biosynthetic process,
GO:0006163 - purine nucleotide metabolic process,
GO:0072522 - purine-containing compound biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0009152 - purine ribonucleotide biosynthetic process (43),
GO:0032261 - purine nucleotide salvage (7),
GO:0052652 - cyclic purine nucleotide metabolic process (2)

Term Members:
formyltetrahydrofolate deformylase (purU),
GMP synthetase (guaA),
N5-carboxyaminoimidazole ribonucleotide synthetase monomer (purK),
phosphoribosylamine-glycine ligase (purD),
phosphoribosylglycinamide formyltransferase 2 (purT),
phosphoribosylglycinamide formyltransferase 1 (purN),
phosphoribosylformylglycinamide synthetase (purL),
adenylosuccinate lyase (purB),
AICAR transformylase / IMP cyclohydrolase (purH),

Unification Links: GO:0006164

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:DENOVOPURINE2-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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