MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0015937 - coenzyme A biosynthetic process

Synonyms: GO:0006764, CoA biosynthesis, coenzyme A anabolism, coenzyme A biosynthesis, coenzyme A formation, coenzyme A synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of coenzyme A, 3'-phosphoadenosine-(5')diphospho(4')pantatheine, an acyl carrier in many acylation and acyl-transfer reactions in which the intermediate is a thiol ester.

Parent Classes:
GO:0009108 - coenzyme biosynthetic process,
GO:0009152 - purine ribonucleotide biosynthetic process,
GO:0015936 - coenzyme A metabolic process,
GO:0034030 - ribonucleoside bisphosphate biosynthetic process,
GO:0034033 - purine nucleoside bisphosphate biosynthetic process,
GO:0046129 - purine ribonucleoside biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:2001295 - malonyl-CoA biosynthetic process (3)

Term Members:
pantetheine-phosphate adenylyltransferase monomer (coaD),
dephospho-CoA kinase (coaE),
pantothenate kinase monomer (coaA)

Unification Links: GO:0015937


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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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