Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009250 - glucan biosynthetic process

Synonyms: glucan anabolism, glucan biosynthesis, glucan formation, glucan synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of glucans, polysaccharides consisting only of glucose residues.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006073 - cellular glucan metabolic process ,
GO:0033692 - cellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0005978 - glycogen biosynthetic process (5) ,
GO:0051274 - beta-glucan biosynthetic process (9)

Term Members:
membrane glycosyltransferase; synthesis of osmoregulated periplasmic glucans (OPGs) (opgH) ,
periplasmic protein associated with synthesis of osmoregulated periplasmic glucans (OPGs) (opgG) ,
glycogen synthase (glgA) ,
protein required for succinyl modification of osmoregulated periplasmic glucans (opgC) ,
glucan biosynthesis protein D (opgD) ,
phosphoglycerol transferase I (opgB)

Unification Links: GO:0009250

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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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