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para-aminobenzoic acid biosynthetic process (GO:0008153)
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(R)-mandelate catabolic process to benzoate 
(R)-mevalonic acid biosynthetic process +  
1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate biosynthetic process  
2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconic acid biosynthetic process 
3,4-dihydroxybenzoate biosynthetic process 
3-(2,3-dihydroxyphenyl)propanoate biosynthetic process 
3-(3-hydroxyphenyl)propanoate biosynthetic process 
3-cyano-L-alanine biosynthetic process 
4-hydroxyphenylacetate biosynthetic process 
4-hydroxyproline biosynthetic process 
abscisic acid biosynthetic process +  
acetate biosynthetic process +   
alanine biosynthetic process +  
aldonic acid biosynthetic process +  
amino acid salvage +   
arginine biosynthetic process +   
aromatic amino acid family biosynthetic process, prephenate pathway +   
asparagine biosynthetic process +   
aspartate biosynthetic process  
beta-alanine biosynthetic process +   
bile acid biosynthetic process +   
biotin biosynthetic process 
cinnamic acid biosynthetic process 
clavulanic acid biosynthetic process 
coenzyme B biosynthetic process 
creatine biosynthetic process  
cyclic 2,3-bisphospho-D-glycerate biosynthetic process 
cysteine biosynthetic process +   
D-amino acid biosynthetic process +   
dethiobiotin biosynthetic process 
discadenine biosynthetic process 
ectoine biosynthetic process 
fatty acid biosynthetic process +   
ferulate biosynthetic process 
formate biosynthetic process 
fructoselysine biosynthetic process 
galacturonate biosynthetic process +  
gallate biosynthetic process 
gamma-aminobutyric acid biosynthetic process  
glucuronate biosynthetic process +  
glutamate biosynthetic process +   
glutamine biosynthetic process +   
glycine biosynthetic process +   
glycolate biosynthetic process +   
glycyrrhetinate biosynthetic process 
histidine biosynthetic process +   
homocysteine biosynthetic process +  
homomethionine biosynthetic process 
homoserine biosynthetic process +  
hydroxylysine biosynthetic process  
indoleacetic acid biosynthetic process +  
jasmonic acid biosynthetic process +  
kynurenic acid biosynthetic process  
L-dopa biosynthetic process +   
L-isoleucine biosynthetic process 
L-phenylalanine biosynthetic process +  
L-pipecolic acid biosynthetic process 
L-serine biosynthetic process  
lactate biosynthetic process +   
leucine biosynthetic process +   
leukotriene A4 biosynthetic process  
leukotriene B4 biosynthetic process 
lysine biosynthetic process +   
mandelate biosynthetic process 
methionine biosynthetic process +   
methylgallate biosynthetic process 
negative regulation of cellular amino acid biosynthetic process +  
nicotinate biosynthetic process 
o-orsellinic acid biosynthetic process +  
olivetolic acid biosynthetic process 
ornithine biosynthetic process  
p-cumate biosynthetic process 
pantothenate biosynthetic process 
para-aminobenzoic acid biosynthetic process 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of para-aminobenzoic acid, an intermediate in the synthesis of folic acid, a compound which some organisms, e.g. prokaryotes, eukaryotic microbes, and plants, can synthesize de novo. Others, notably mammals, cannot. In yeast, it is present as a factor in the B complex of vitamins.
penicillin biosynthetic process +  
pentalenolactone biosynthetic process 
phaseic acid biosynthetic process 
phosphoarginine biosynthetic process 
picolinic acid biosynthetic process  
positive regulation of cellular amino acid biosynthetic process +   
proline biosynthetic process +   
pyruvate biosynthetic process +   
quinate biosynthetic process 
regulation of cellular amino acid biosynthetic process +   
retinoic acid biosynthetic process +   
salicylic acid biosynthetic process +  
sarcosine biosynthetic process 
sinapate biosynthetic process 
threonine biosynthetic process  
tryptophan biosynthetic process 
valine biosynthetic process  

Exact Synonyms: 4-aminobenzoic acid biosynthesis ;   4-aminobenzoic acid biosynthetic process ;   PABA biosynthesis ;   PABA biosynthetic process ;   p-aminobenzoic acid biosynthesis ;   p-aminobenzoic acid biosynthetic process ;   para-aminobenzoic acid anabolism ;   para-aminobenzoic acid biosynthesis ;   para-aminobenzoic acid formation ;   para-aminobenzoic acid synthesis ;   vitamin Bx biosynthesis ;   vitamin Bx biosynthetic process
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732, MetaCyc:PWY-6543, PMID:11377864, PMID:11960743

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