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),
GO:0019878 - lysine biosynthetic process via aminoadipic acid (1)

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

Unification Links: GO:0009085

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:PWY-5097

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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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