Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006556 - S-adenosylmethionine biosynthetic process

Synonyms: S-adenosyl methionine biosynthesis, S-adenosyl methionine biosynthetic process, S-adenosylmethionine anabolism, S-adenosylmethionine biosynthesis, S-adenosylmethionine formation, S-adenosylmethionine synthesis, SAM biosynthetic process

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of S-adenosylmethionine, S-(5'-adenosyl)-L-methionine, an important intermediate in one-carbon metabolism.

Parent Classes:
GO:0009108 - coenzyme biosynthetic process,
GO:0042398 - cellular modified amino acid biosynthetic process,
GO:0044272 - sulfur compound biosynthetic process,
GO:0046129 - purine ribonucleoside biosynthetic process,
GO:0046500 - S-adenosylmethionine metabolic process

Part Of:
GO:0000097 - sulfur amino acid biosynthetic process,
GO:0006730 - one-carbon metabolic process

Term Members:
methionine adenosyltransferase (metK)

Unification Links: GO:0006556

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:SAM-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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