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),
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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