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ONTOLOGY REPORT - ANNOTATIONS


Term:O antigen biosynthetic process
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Accession:GO:0009243 term browser browse the term
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of the O side chain of a lipopolysaccharide, which determines the antigenic specificity of the organism. It is made up of about 50 repeating units of a branched tetrasaccharide.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: O antigen anabolism;   O antigen biosynthesis;   O antigen formation;   O antigen synthesis



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  biological_process 19504
    metabolic process 11814
      primary metabolic process 10544
        lipid metabolic process 1365
          lipid biosynthetic process 653
            lipopolysaccharide biosynthetic process 0
              O antigen biosynthetic process 0
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  biological_process 19504
    metabolic process 11814
      primary metabolic process 10544
        carbohydrate metabolic process 628
          polysaccharide metabolic process 110
            cellular polysaccharide metabolic process 101
              lipopolysaccharide metabolic process 1
                lipopolysaccharide biosynthetic process 0
                  O antigen biosynthetic process 0
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