Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0030244 - cellulose biosynthetic process

Synonyms: GO:0016178, cellulose anabolism, cellulose biosynthesis, cellulose formation, cellulose synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of cellulose, a linear beta1-4 glucan of molecular mass 50-400 kDa with the pyranose units in the -4C1 conformation.

Parent Classes:
GO:0030243 - cellulose metabolic process,
GO:0051274 - beta-glucan biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0090540 - bacterial cellulose biosynthetic process (3)

Term Members:
cellulose biosynthesis protein, pseudogene lacking N-terminal amino acids (bcsQ),
predicted diguanylate cyclase (dgcQ),
cellulose synthase, catalytic subunit (bcsA),
cellulose synthase, periplasmic subunit (bcsB),
cellulose biosynthesis protein (bcsC)

Unification Links: GO:0030244

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:PWY-1001

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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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