Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0019805 - quinolinate biosynthetic process

Synonyms: quinolinate anabolism, quinolinate biosynthesis, quinolinate formation, quinolinate synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of quinolinate, the anion of quinolinic acid, also known as 2,3-pyridinedicarboxylic acid.

Parent Classes:
GO:0043650 - dicarboxylic acid biosynthetic process,
GO:0046874 - quinolinate metabolic process,
GO:0072525 - pyridine-containing compound biosynthetic process

Term Members:

Unification Links: GO:0019805

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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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