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Term:octopamine biosynthetic process
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Accession:GO:0006589 term browser browse the term
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of octopamine, 1-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-aminoethanol. The D enantiomer is about one-tenth as active as norepinephrine and is found in the salivary glands of Octopus and Eledone species.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: octopamine anabolism;   octopamine biosynthesis;   octopamine formation;   octopamine synthesis

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G DBH dopamine beta-hydroxylase involved_in IEA TreeGrafter GO_REF:0000118 NCBI chr 9:104,761,504...104,784,445
Ensembl chr 9:133,371,821...133,393,697
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G MOXD1 monooxygenase DBH like 1 involved_in IEA TreeGrafter GO_REF:0000118 NCBI chr 6:130,073,802...130,177,753
Ensembl chr 6:134,179,412...134,285,995
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  biological_process 16440
    metabolic process 10303
      biosynthetic process 7386
        small molecule biosynthetic process 564
          alcohol biosynthetic process 139
            octopamine biosynthetic process 2
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  biological_process 16440
    metabolic process 10303
      organic substance metabolic process 9869
        organonitrogen compound metabolic process 4927
          amine metabolic process 126
            biogenic amine metabolic process 106
              ethanolamine-containing compound metabolic process 9
                octopamine metabolic process 2
                  octopamine biosynthetic process 2
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