Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009396 - folic acid-containing compound biosynthetic process

Synonyms: folate and derivative biosynthesis, folate and derivative biosynthetic process, folate-containing compound biosynthesis, folate-containing compound biosynthetic process, folic acid and derivative biosynthesis, folic acid and derivative biosynthetic process, folic acid-containing compound anabolism, folic acid-containing compound biosynthesis, folic acid-containing compound formation, folic acid-containing compound synthesis, vitamin B9 and derivative biosynthesis, vitamin B9 and derivative biosynthetic process, vitamin M and derivative biosynthesis, vitamin M and derivative biosynthetic process

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of folic acid and its derivatives.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006760 - folic acid-containing compound metabolic process,
GO:0009108 - coenzyme biosynthetic process,
GO:0042398 - cellular modified amino acid biosynthetic process,
GO:0042559 - pteridine-containing compound biosynthetic process,
GO:0043604 - amide biosynthetic process,
GO:1901607 - alpha-amino acid biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006761 - dihydrofolate biosynthetic process (1),
GO:0046654 - tetrahydrofolate biosynthetic process (14),
GO:0046656 - folic acid biosynthetic process (10),
GO:0046901 - tetrahydrofolylpolyglutamate biosynthetic process (2)

Term Members:
5-formyltetrahydrofolate cyclo-ligase (fau),
6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropterin pyrophosphokinase (folK),
bifunctional folylpolyglutamate synthetase / dihydrofolate synthetase (folC)

Unification Links: GO:0009396

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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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