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Term:
O antigen biosynthetic process (GO:0009243)
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O antigen biosynthetic process 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of the O side chain of a lipopolysaccharide, which determines the antigenic specificity of the organism. It is made up of about 50 repeating units of a branched tetrasaccharide.
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Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: O antigen anabolism ;   O antigen biosynthesis ;   O antigen formation ;   O antigen synthesis
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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