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Term:
glucan biosynthetic process (GO:0009250)
Annotations: Rat: (45) Mouse: (44) Human: (52) Chinchilla: (42) Bonobo: (42) Dog: (45) Squirrel: (42) Pig: (48)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
4,6-pyruvylated galactose residue biosynthetic process +  
6-alpha-maltosylglucose biosynthetic process 
alginic acid biosynthetic process 
alpha-glucan metabolic process +  
beta-glucan metabolic process +  
cell wall polysaccharide biosynthetic process +  
chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan biosynthetic process, polysaccharide chain biosynthetic process  
colanic acid biosynthetic process 
dermatan sulfate proteoglycan biosynthetic process, polysaccharide chain biosynthetic process  
enterobacterial common antigen biosynthetic process 
extracellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process +   
fructan biosynthetic process +  
glucan biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of glucans, polysaccharides consisting only of glucose residues.
glucosylglycerol metabolic process +  
glycogen metabolic process +   
heparan sulfate proteoglycan biosynthetic process, polysaccharide chain biosynthetic process  
K antigen biosynthetic process 
Lewis a epitope biosynthetic process 
lipopolysaccharide biosynthetic process +  
O antigen biosynthetic process 
poly-N-acetyllactosamine biosynthetic process  
pullulan metabolic process +  
starch metabolic process +   
xyloglucan metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: glucan anabolism ;   glucan biosynthesis ;   glucan formation ;   glucan synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators

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