Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0019277 - UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine biosynthetic process

Synonyms: UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine anabolism, UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine biosynthesis, UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine formation, UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine, a substance composed of N-acetylgalactosamine, a common structural unit of oligosaccharides, in glycosidic linkage with uridine diphosphate.

Parent Classes:
GO:0009226 - nucleotide-sugar biosynthetic process ,
GO:0019276 - UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine metabolic process ,
GO:0046349 - amino sugar biosynthetic process

Term Members:
N-acetylglucosaminyl transferase (murG) ,
UDP-N-acetylglucosamine enolpyruvoyl transferase (murA)

Unification Links: GO:0019277

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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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