Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009435 - NAD biosynthetic process

Synonyms: GO:0006736, NAD (oxidized) biosynthesis, NAD (oxidized) biosynthetic process, NAD (reduced) biosynthesis, NAD (reduced) biosynthetic process, NAD anabolism, NAD biosynthesis, NAD formation, NAD synthesis, NADH biosynthesis, NADH biosynthetic process, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide biosynthesis, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide biosynthetic process, oxidized NAD biosynthesis, oxidized NAD biosynthetic process, oxidized nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide biosynthesis, oxidized nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide biosynthetic process, reduced NAD biosynthesis, reduced NAD biosynthetic process, reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide biosynthesis, reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide biosynthetic process

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, a coenzyme present in most living cells and derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid; biosynthesis may be of either the oxidized form, NAD, or the reduced form, NADH.

Parent Classes:
GO:0019674 - NAD metabolic process,
GO:0019359 - nicotinamide nucleotide biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0034355 - NAD salvage (3),
GO:0034627 - 'de novo' NAD biosynthetic process (5)

GO:0019357 - nicotinate nucleotide biosynthetic process (1)

Term Members:
L-aspartate oxidase (nadB),
nicotinate-mononucleotide adenylyltransferase (nadD),
NadR DNA-binding transcriptional repressor and NMN adenylyltransferase,
nicotinate phosphoribosyltransferase (pncB),
ribose 1,5-bisphosphokinase (phnN),
quinolinate phosphoribosyltransferase (decarboxylating) monomer (nadC),

Unification Links: GO:0009435

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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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