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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009086 - methionine biosynthetic process

Synonyms: methionine anabolism, methionine biosynthesis, methionine formation, methionine synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of methionine (2-amino-4-(methylthio)butanoic acid), a sulfur-containing, essential amino acid found in peptide linkage in proteins.

Parent Classes:
GO:0000097 - sulfur amino acid biosynthetic process,
GO:0006555 - methionine metabolic process,
GO:0009067 - aspartate family amino acid biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0071265 - L-methionine biosynthetic process (4)

Term Members:
5'-methylthioadenosine/S-adenosylhomocysteine nucleosidase monomer (mtn),
CysH,
predicted semialdehyde dehydrogenase (usg),
Asd,
bifunctional β-cystathionase, PLP-dependent and regulator of maltose regulon (malY),
FolD,
5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (metF),
MetL,
MetB,
MetJ transcriptional repressor,
MetR,
homocysteine S-methyltransferase (mmuM),
homoserine O-succinyltransferase (metA),
cobalamin-dependent methionine synthase,
cobalamin-independent homocysteine transmethylase (metE),
MetC,
S-methyl-L-methionine transporter (mmuP)

Unification Links: GO:0009086


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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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