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lignan biosynthetic process (GO:0009807)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(+)-lariciresinol metabolic process +  
(+)-larreatricin metabolic process 
(+)-pinoresinol metabolic process +  
(+)-secoisolariciresinol metabolic process +  
(-)-lariciresinol metabolic process +  
(-)-pinoresinol metabolic process +  
(-)-secoisolariciresinol metabolic process +  
chalcone biosynthetic process 
cinnamic acid biosynthetic process 
cinnamic acid ester biosynthetic process +  
coumarin biosynthetic process +  
eugenol biosynthetic process 
isoflavonoid biosynthetic process +  
leucoanthocyanidin biosynthetic process 
lignan biosynthetic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of lignans, any member of a class of plant metabolites related to lignins. Lignans are usually found as phenylpropanoid dimers in which the phenylpropanoid units are linked tail to tail and thus having a 2,3 dibenzylbutane skeleton, but higher oligomers can also exist.
lignan catabolic process +  
lignin biosynthetic process +  
proanthocyanidin biosynthetic process +  
sinapate biosynthetic process 
sinapate ester biosynthetic process +  
suberin biosynthetic process 

Exact Synonyms: lignan anabolism ;   lignan biosynthesis ;   lignan formation ;   lignan synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, PMID:10074466

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