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Term:
wax biosynthetic process (GO:0010025)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
fatty acid primary amide biosynthetic process  
fatty-acyl-CoA biosynthetic process +   
ketone body biosynthetic process +   
leukotriene A4 biosynthetic process  
leukotriene B4 biosynthetic process 
leukotriene D4 biosynthetic process  
lipoxin biosynthetic process +   
ochratoxin A biosynthetic process 
wax biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of wax, which includes C16 and C18 fatty acids.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: wax anabolism ;   wax biosynthesis ;   wax formation ;   wax synthesis
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY-282
Definition Sources: ISBN:0943088399

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