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Term:N-acetylneuraminate biosynthetic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of N-acetylneuraminate, the anion of 5-(acetylamino)-3,5-dideoxy-D-glycero-D-galacto-non-3-ulosonic acid.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: N-acetylneuraminate anabolism;   N-acetylneuraminate biosynthesis;   N-acetylneuraminate formation;   N-acetylneuraminate synthesis

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Gne glucosamine (UDP-N-acetyl)-2-epimerase/N-acetylmannosamine kinase TAS RGD PMID:15330759 RGD:1358725 NCBI chr 5:59,511,738...59,553,421
Ensembl chr 5:59,512,872...59,553,416
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G Nanp N-acetylneuraminic acid phosphatase IDA
RGD PMID:16237198, PMID:16237198 RGD:8554804 NCBI chr 3:146,800,018...146,812,988
Ensembl chr 3:146,800,019...146,812,989
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  biological_process 20027
    metabolic process 12278
      nitrogen compound metabolic process 10390
        organonitrogen compound metabolic process 7186
          organonitrogen compound biosynthetic process 2023
            N-acetylneuraminate biosynthetic process 2
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  biological_process 20027
    metabolic process 12278
      cellular metabolic process 11085
        organic acid metabolic process 1095
          oxoacid metabolic process 1066
            carboxylic acid metabolic process 1009
              carboxylic acid biosynthetic process 318
                N-acetylneuraminate biosynthetic process 2
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