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OBO ID: GO:0006729
Term Name: tetrahydrobiopterin biosynthetic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 5,6,7,8-tetrahydrobiopterin biosynthetic process
  • tetrahydrobiopterin anabolism
  • tetrahydrobiopterin biosynthesis
  • tetrahydrobiopterin formation
  • tetrahydrobiopterin synthesis
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of tetrahydrobiopterin, the reduced form of biopterin (2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-(1,2-dihydroxypropyl)-pteridine). It functions as a hydroxylation coenzyme, e.g. in the conversion of phenylalanine to tyrosine. 0198506732
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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