MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0000105 - histidine biosynthetic process

Synonyms: histidine anabolism, histidine biosynthesis, histidine formation, histidine synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of histidine, 2-amino-3-(1H-imidazol-4-yl)propanoic acid.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006547 - histidine metabolic process ,
GO:0019438 - aromatic compound biosynthetic process ,
GO:1901362 - organic cyclic compound biosynthetic process ,
GO:0018130 - heterocycle biosynthetic process ,
GO:1901607 - alpha-amino acid biosynthetic process

Term Members:
HisD ,
HisC ,
HisB ,
imidazole glycerol phosphate synthase, HisF subunit ,
imidazole glycerol phosphate synthase, HisH subunit ,
N-(5'-phospho-L-ribosyl-formimino)-5-amino-1-(5'-phosphoribosyl)-4-imidazolecarboxamide isomerase (hisA) ,
phosphoribosyl-AMP cyclohydrolase / phosphoribosyl-ATP pyrophosphatase (hisI) ,
HisG ,

Unification Links: GO:0000105

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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