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Term:alkaloid biosynthetic process
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Accession:GO:0009821 term browser browse the term
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of alkaloids, nitrogen-containing natural products which are not otherwise classified as nonprotein amino acids, amines, peptides, amines, cyanogenic glycosides, glucosinolates, cofactors, phytohormones, or primary metabolite (such as purine or pyrimidine bases).
Synonyms:exact_synonym: alkaloid anabolism;   alkaloid biosynthesis;   alkaloid formation;   alkaloid synthesis
 xref: UM-BBD_enzymeID:e0711

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  biological_process 19512
    metabolic process 11791
      nitrogen compound metabolic process 9974
        organonitrogen compound metabolic process 6821
          alkaloid metabolic process 7
            alkaloid biosynthetic process 0
              indole alkaloid biosynthetic process + 0
              isoquinoline alkaloid biosynthetic process + 0
              nicotinate biosynthetic process 0
              purine alkaloid biosynthetic process 0
              pyrrolizidine alkaloid biosynthetic process 0
              stachydrine biosynthetic process 0
              terrequinone A biosynthetic process + 0
              tropane alkaloid biosynthetic process + 0
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