Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009085 - lysine biosynthetic process

Synonyms: lysine anabolism, lysine biosynthesis, lysine formation, lysine synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of lysine, 2,6-diaminohexanoic acid.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006553 - lysine metabolic process ,
GO:0009067 - aspartate family amino acid biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0009089 - lysine biosynthetic process via diaminopimelate (14)

Term Members:
Asd ,
4-hydroxy-tetrahydrodipicolinate synthase (dapA) ,
LysC ,
4-hydroxy-tetrahydrodipicolinate reductase (dapB) ,
N-acetylornithine aminotransferase / N-succinyldiaminopimelate aminotransferase (argD) ,
N-succinyl-L-diaminopimelate desuccinylase subunit (dapE) ,
tetrahydrodipicolinate succinylase (dapD) ,
DapF ,

Unification Links: GO:0009085

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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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