MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0005989 - lactose biosynthetic process

Synonyms: lactose anabolism, lactose biosynthesis, lactose formation, lactose synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of lactose, the disaccharide galactopyranosyl-glucose.

Parent Classes:
GO:0005988 - lactose metabolic process ,
GO:0046351 - disaccharide biosynthetic process

Term Members:
galactoside O-acetyltransferase monomer (lacA) ,
β-1,4-galactosyltransferase 1 (B4GALT1)

Unification Links: GO:0005989

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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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