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Term:
glucosamine biosynthetic process (GO:0006042)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
chitin biosynthetic process +  
diacetylchitobiose catabolic process to glucosamine and acetate 
glucosamine biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of glucosamine (2-amino-2-deoxyglucopyranose), an aminodeoxysugar that occurs in combined form in chitin.
glucosamine catabolic process  
N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: chitosamine biosynthesis ;   chitosamine biosynthetic process ;   glucosamine anabolism ;   glucosamine biosynthesis ;   glucosamine formation ;   glucosamine synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198506732

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