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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