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ONTOLOGY REPORT - ANNOTATIONS


Term:vitamin A biosynthetic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any of the vitamin A compounds, retinol, retinal (retinaldehyde) and retinoic acid. Animals cannot synthesize vitamin A de novo, but form it through oxidative cleavage of carotenoids.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: vitamin A anabolism;   vitamin A biosynthesis;   vitamin A formation;   vitamin A synthesis



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  biological_process 20094
    metabolic process 12347
      small molecule metabolic process 1931
        small molecule biosynthetic process 607
          vitamin biosynthetic process 26
            fat-soluble vitamin biosynthetic process 12
              vitamin A biosynthetic process 0
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  biological_process 20094
    metabolic process 12347
      organic substance metabolic process 11867
        lipid metabolic process 1446
          cellular lipid metabolic process 1057
            isoprenoid metabolic process 127
              terpenoid metabolic process 98
                diterpenoid metabolic process 87
                  retinoid metabolic process 78
                    vitamin A metabolic process 5
                      vitamin A biosynthetic process 0
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