Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008654 - phospholipid biosynthetic process

Synonyms: phospholipid anabolism, phospholipid biosynthesis, phospholipid formation, phospholipid synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of phospholipids, any lipid containing phosphoric acid as a mono- or diester.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006644 - phospholipid metabolic process,
GO:0008610 - lipid biosynthetic process,
GO:0044249 - cellular biosynthetic process,
GO:0090407 - organophosphate biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0009240 - isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthetic process (7),
GO:0009245 - lipid A biosynthetic process (22),
GO:0033384 - geranyl diphosphate biosynthetic process (1),
GO:0036104 - Kdo2-lipid A biosynthetic process (4),
GO:0036108 - 4-amino-4-deoxy-alpha-L-arabinopyranosyl undecaprenyl phosphate biosynthetic process (2),
GO:0045337 - farnesyl diphosphate biosynthetic process (1),
GO:0046474 - glycerophospholipid biosynthetic process (14),
GO:0050992 - dimethylallyl diphosphate biosynthetic process (2)

Term Members:
cardiolipin synthase 3 (clsC),
glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (gpsA),
predicted phosphatidyl transferase, inner membrane protein (ynjF),
predicted inner membrane protein (ynbA),
2-acylglycerophosphoethanolamine acyltransferase / acyl-ACP synthetase (aas),
adenylate kinase (adk),
phosphatidylserine decarboxylase,
lipid kinase (yegS),
conserved inner membrane protein (ygiH),
CDP-diacylglycerol pyrophosphatase (cdh),
1-acylglycerol-3-phosphate O-acyltransferase (plsC),
phosphatidylglycerophosphate synthase (pgsA),
glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase (plsB),
cardiolipin synthase 2 (clsB),
fatty acid/phospholipid synthesis protein (plsX),
CDP-diglyceride synthetase (cdsA),
cardiolipin synthase 1 (clsA),
phosphatidylserine decarboxylase, proenzyme (psd)

Unification Links: GO:0008654


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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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