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Term:
heme biosynthetic process (GO:0006783)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
anthocyanin-containing compound biosynthetic process +  
aurone biosynthetic process 
carotenoid biosynthetic process +   
chlorophyll biosynthetic process +  
eye pigment biosynthetic process +   
flavone biosynthetic process +  
heme a metabolic process +   
heme B metabolic process +   
heme biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of heme, any compound of iron complexed in a porphyrin (tetrapyrrole) ring, from less complex precursors.
heme C metabolic process +  
heme catabolic process +   
heme O metabolic process +   
heme oxidation  
melanin biosynthetic process +   
ocellus pigment biosynthetic process +  
phlobaphene biosynthetic process 
phytochrome chromophore biosynthetic process 
pigment biosynthetic process involved in pigment accumulation +  
protoporphyrinogen IX biosynthetic process +   
pteridine biosynthetic process 
purine nucleobase biosynthetic process +   
siroheme metabolic process +  
succinyl-CoA pathway  
uroporphyrinogen III biosynthetic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: haem biosynthesis ;   haem biosynthetic process ;   heme anabolism ;   heme biosynthesis ;   heme formation ;   heme synthesis
Xrefs: MetaCyc:HEMESYN2-PWY
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, PMID:11788607

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