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Term:N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process
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Accession:GO:0006045 term browser browse the term
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of N-acetylglucosamine. The D isomer is a common structural unit of glycoproteins in plants, bacteria and animals; it is often the terminal sugar of an oligosaccharide group of a glycoprotein.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: N-acetylglucosamine anabolism;   N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis;   N-acetylglucosamine formation;   N-acetylglucosamine synthesis

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Gne glucosamine (UDP-N-acetyl)-2-epimerase/N-acetylmannosamine kinase involved_in IEA GO_REF:0000041 UniProt GO_REF:0000041 NCBI chr 5:58,267,189...58,307,396
Ensembl chr 5:58,267,210...58,307,499
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G Nanp N-acetylneuraminic acid phosphatase involved_in IEA GO_REF:0000041 UniProt GO_REF:0000041 NCBI chr 3:139,826,549...139,841,655
Ensembl chr 3:139,826,549...139,841,648
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  biological_process 18872
    metabolic process 11588
      organic substance metabolic process 11147
        carbohydrate derivative metabolic process 1070
          amino sugar metabolic process 41
            glucosamine-containing compound metabolic process 26
              N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process 18
                N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process 2
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