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Term:
hyaluronan biosynthetic process (GO:0030213)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
chondroitin sulfate biosynthetic process  
dermatan sulfate biosynthetic process  
galactosaminoglycan biosynthetic process 
heparin biosynthetic process  
hyaluronan biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of hyaluronan, the naturally occurring anionic form of hyaluronic acid, any member of a group of glycosaminoglycans, the repeat units of which consist of beta-1,4 linked D-glucuronyl-beta-(1,3)-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine.
hyaluronan catabolic process  
keratan sulfate biosynthetic process  
peptidoglycan biosynthetic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: hyaluronan anabolism ;   hyaluronan biosynthesis ;   hyaluronan formation ;   hyaluronan synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, ISBN:0198506732

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