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The Pathway Ontology (PW), is currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about this vocabulary, please see Petri et al. The rat genome database pathway portal. Database (Oxford). 2011 Apr 8;2011:bar010. Print 2011 or contact us (

Term:thyroid-stimulating hormone biosynthetic pathway
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Accession:PW:0002517 term browser browse the term
Definition:Those metabolic reactions involved in the synthesis of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH). TSH is a pituitary hormone that stimulates the thyroid gland to produce thyroxine (T4) and then triiodothyronine (T3). T3 is the active thyroid hormone that stimulates cellular metabolism.
Synonyms:related_synonym: TSH biosynthetic pathway;   thyrotropin biosynthetic pathway

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  pathway 4059
    classic metabolic pathway 1014
      peptide and protein metabolic pathway 69
        peptide and protein hormone metabolic pathway 54
          thyroid-stimulating hormone biosynthetic pathway 0
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