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methionine biosynthetic process (GO:0009086)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
asparagine biosynthetic process +   
aspartate biosynthetic process  
cysteine biosynthetic process +   
ergothioneine biosynthetic process +  
homocysteine biosynthetic process +  
homomethionine biosynthetic process 
hydroxylysine biosynthetic process  
L-isoleucine biosynthetic process 
lysine biosynthetic process +   
methionine biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of methionine (2-amino-4-(methylthio)butanoic acid), a sulfur-containing, essential amino acid found in peptide linkage in proteins.
methionine catabolic process +   
prenylcysteine biosynthetic process 
threonine biosynthetic process  

Exact Synonyms: methionine anabolism ;   methionine biosynthesis ;   methionine formation ;   methionine synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198506732

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