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

Child Classes:
GO:0009152 - purine ribonucleotide biosynthetic process (44) ,
GO:0032261 - purine nucleotide salvage (7) ,
GO:0052652 - cyclic purine nucleotide metabolic process (2)

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

Unification Links: GO:0006164

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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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