Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009260 - ribonucleotide biosynthetic process

Synonyms: ribonucleotide anabolism, ribonucleotide biosynthesis, ribonucleotide formation, ribonucleotide synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of a ribonucleotide, a compound consisting of ribonucleoside (a base linked to a ribose sugar) esterified with a phosphate group at either the 3' or 5'-hydroxyl group of the sugar.

Parent Classes:
GO:0009165 - nucleotide biosynthetic process,
GO:0009259 - ribonucleotide metabolic process,
GO:0046390 - ribose phosphate biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0009152 - purine ribonucleotide biosynthetic process (43),
GO:0009220 - pyrimidine ribonucleotide biosynthetic process (16),
GO:0009398 - FMN biosynthetic process (1)

Unification Links: GO:0009260

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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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