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Term:wax biosynthetic process
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Accession:GO:0010025 term browser browse the term
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of wax, which includes C16 and C18 fatty acids.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: wax anabolism;   wax biosynthesis;   wax formation;   wax synthesis
 xref: MetaCyc:PWY-282

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G AWAT2 acyl-CoA wax alcohol acyltransferase 2 acts_upstream_of_or_within
(MGI:3054255|PMID:15220349) MGI
PMID:15220349 GO_REF:0000107 MGI:3054255 NCBI chr  X:54,516,465...54,531,450
Ensembl chr  X:54,516,776...54,531,450
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G FAR1 fatty acyl-CoA reductase 1 involved_in ISO (MGI:3054255|PMID:15220349) UniProt PMID:15220349 MGI:3054255 NCBI chr21:36,519,710...36,587,002
Ensembl chr21:36,520,968...36,623,388
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  biological_process 17242
    metabolic process 11211
      primary metabolic process 9988
        lipid metabolic process 1303
          fatty acid derivative metabolic process 51
            wax metabolic process 2
              wax biosynthetic process 2
                negative regulation of wax biosynthetic process 0
                positive regulation of wax biosynthetic process 0
                regulation of wax biosynthetic process + 0
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