Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009098 - leucine biosynthetic process

Synonyms: leucine anabolism, leucine biosynthesis, leucine formation, leucine synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of leucine, 2-amino-4-methylpentanoic acid.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006551 - leucine metabolic process ,
GO:0009082 - branched-chain amino acid biosynthetic process ,
GO:1901607 - alpha-amino acid biosynthetic process

Term Members:
TyrB ,
Lrp transcriptional dual regulator ,
LeuD ,
LeuC ,
leu operon leader peptide (leuL) ,
IlvE ,
LeuB ,
2-isopropylmalate synthase (leuA)

Unification Links: GO:0009098

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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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