OBO ID: GO:0006777
Term Name: Mo-molybdopterin cofactor biosynthetic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • Mo-molybdopterin cofactor anabolism
  • Mo-molybdopterin cofactor biosynthesis
  • Mo-molybdopterin cofactor formation
  • Mo-molybdopterin cofactor synthesis
  • Moco biosynthesis
  • Moco biosynthetic process
  • molybdenum cofactor biosynthetic process
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of the Mo-molybdopterin cofactor, essential for the catalytic activity of some enzymes. The cofactor consists of a mononuclear molybdenum (Mo) ion coordinated by one or two molybdopterin ligands. (3)
References:
  • MetaCyc:PWY-6823
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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