OBO ID: GO:0010125
Term Name: mycothiol biosynthetic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • mycothiol anabolism
  • mycothiol biosynthesis
  • mycothiol formation
  • mycothiol synthesis
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of mycothiol, which consists of N-acetyl-L-cysteine linked to a pseudodisaccharide, D-glucosamine and myo-inositol. Mycothiol is produced in actinomycetes like mycobacteria and serves similar functions to glutathione.
References:
  • MetaCyc:PWY1G-0
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available