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tetrahydrobiopterin biosynthetic process
5,6,7,8-tetrahydrobiopterin biosynthetic process
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