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vitamin A biosynthetic process (GO:0035238)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
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vitamin A biosynthetic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any of the vitamin A compounds, retinol, retinal (retinaldehyde) and retinoic acid. Animals cannot synthesize vitamin A de novo, but form it through oxidative cleavage of carotenoids.
vitamin D biosynthetic process +   
vitamin E biosynthetic process +   
vitamin K biosynthetic process +   

Exact Synonyms: vitamin A anabolism ;   vitamin A biosynthesis ;   vitamin A formation ;   vitamin A synthesis
Definition Sources: PMID:11158606

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