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Term:
mineralocorticoid biosynthetic process (GO:0006705)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
aldosterone metabolic process +   
androgen biosynthetic process +   
brassinosteroid biosynthetic process +   
C21-steroid hormone biosynthetic process +   
ecdysteroid biosynthetic process +  
estrogen biosynthetic process +   
mineralocorticoid biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of mineralocorticoids, hormonal C21 corticosteroids synthesized from cholesterol.
mineralocorticoid catabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: mineralocorticoid anabolism ;   mineralocorticoid biosynthesis ;   mineralocorticoid formation ;   mineralocorticoid synthesis
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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