Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0046349 - amino sugar biosynthetic process

Synonyms: amino sugar anabolism, amino sugar biosynthesis, amino sugar formation, amino sugar synthesis, aminosaccharide biosynthesis, aminosaccharide biosynthetic process

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any amino sugar, sugars containing an amino group in place of a hydroxyl group.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006040 - amino sugar metabolic process,
GO:1901137 - carbohydrate derivative biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006048 - UDP-N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process (4),
GO:0019277 - UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine biosynthetic process (1)

Unification Links: GO:0046349

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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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