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Term:
lignin biosynthetic process (GO:0009809)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
chalcone biosynthetic process 
cinnamic acid biosynthetic process 
cinnamic acid ester biosynthetic process +  
coumarin biosynthetic process +  
eugenol biosynthetic process 
guaiacyl lignin metabolic process +  
isoflavonoid biosynthetic process +  
leucoanthocyanidin biosynthetic process 
lignan biosynthetic process +  
lignin biosynthetic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of lignins, a class of polymers formed by the dehydrogenetive radical polymerization of various phenylpropanoid monomers.
lignin catabolic process +  
p-hydroxyphenyl lignin metabolic process +  
proanthocyanidin biosynthetic process +  
sinapate biosynthetic process 
sinapate ester biosynthetic process +  
suberin biosynthetic process 
syringal lignin metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: lignin anabolism ;   lignin biosynthesis ;   lignin formation ;   lignin synthesis
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY-361
Definition Sources: GOC:tair_curators, ISBN:0198547684

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