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mycophenolic acid biosynthetic process (GO:0140722)
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(+)-lariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(+)-pinoresinol biosynthetic process 
(+)-secoisolariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-lariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-microperfuranone biosynthetic process 
(-)-pinoresinol biosynthetic process 
(-)-secoisolariciresinol biosynthetic process 
(M)-viriditoxin biosynthetic process 
(R)-mandelate catabolic process to benzoate 
(R)-mevalonic acid biosynthetic process +   
1,8-dihydroxynaphthalene-melanin biosynthetic process 
2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconic acid biosynthetic process 
2-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA biosynthetic process 
3,4-dihydroxybenzoate biosynthetic process 
3-(2,3-dihydroxyphenyl)propanoate biosynthetic process 
3-(3-hydroxyphenyl)propanoate biosynthetic process 
4-hydroxyphenylacetate biosynthetic process 
abscisic acid biosynthetic process +  
acetate biosynthetic process +   
actinorhodin biosynthetic process 
aerobic phenol-containing compound biosynthetic process 
aflatoxin biosynthetic process +  
aldonic acid biosynthetic process +  
aminoglycoside antibiotic biosynthetic process +  
anaerobic phenol-containing compound biosynthetic process 
ansamycin biosynthetic process 
asperfuranone biosynthetic process +  
asperthecin biosynthetic process +  
aspyridone A biosynthetic process 
aspyridone B biosynthetic process 
averantin biosynthetic process 
beta-lactam antibiotic biosynthetic process +  
bile acid biosynthetic process +   
biotin biosynthetic process 
catechol-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
cinnamic acid biosynthetic process 
clavulanic acid biosynthetic process 
coenzyme B biosynthetic process 
creatine biosynthetic process  
cspyrone B1 biosynthetic process 
culmorin biosynthetic process 
cyclic 2,3-bisphospho-D-glycerate biosynthetic process 
daunorubicin biosynthetic process 
dehydro-D-arabinono-1,4-lactone biosynthetic process 
dethiobiotin biosynthetic process 
DIF-1 biosynthetic process 
diorcinol biosynthetic process +  
ectoine biosynthetic process 
emericellamide biosynthetic process +  
emericellin biosynthetic process +  
emodin biosynthetic process +  
endocrocin biosynthetic process +  
enniatin biosynthetic process 
eugenol biosynthetic process 
F-9775A biosynthetic process +  
F-9775B biosynthetic process +  
fatty acid biosynthetic process +   
ferulate biosynthetic process 
fonsecin biosynthetic process 
formate biosynthetic process 
fumigermin biosynthetic process 
funalenone biosynthetic process 
galacturonate biosynthetic process +  
gliotoxin biosynthetic process +  
glucuronate biosynthetic process +  
glycolate biosynthetic process +   
glycyrrhetinate biosynthetic process 
granaticin biosynthetic process 
ilicicolin H biosynthetic process 
indoleacetic acid biosynthetic process +  
jasmonic acid biosynthetic process +  
kynurenic acid biosynthetic process  
L-ascorbic acid biosynthetic process +   
L-pipecolic acid biosynthetic process 
lactate biosynthetic process +   
leukotriene A4 biosynthetic process  
leukotriene B4 biosynthetic process 
lovastatin biosynthetic process +  
macrolide biosynthetic process +  
mandelate biosynthetic process 
melanin biosynthetic process +   
methylgallate biosynthetic process 
monodictyphenone biosynthetic process +  
mycophenolic acid biosynthetic process 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of mycophenolic acid (MPA). MPA is the first isolated antibiotic natural product in the world obtained from a culture of Penicillium brevicompactum in 1893.
negative regulation of polyketide biosynthetic process +  
neosartoricin biosynthetic process +  
nicotinate biosynthetic process 
novobiocin biosynthetic process 
o-orsellinic acid biosynthetic process +  
ochratoxin A biosynthetic process 
octopamine biosynthetic process  
olivetolic acid biosynthetic process 
orcinol biosynthetic process +  
oxytetracycline biosynthetic process 
p-cresol biosynthetic process 
p-cumate biosynthetic process 
pantothenate biosynthetic process 
para-aminobenzoic acid biosynthetic process 
patulin biosynthetic process +  
penicillin biosynthetic process +  
pentalenolactone biosynthetic process 
peptide antibiotic biosynthetic process +  
phaseic acid biosynthetic process 
phenazine biosynthetic process +  
phenol biosynthetic process 
phenolic phthiocerol biosynthetic process 
picolinic acid biosynthetic process  
positive regulation of polyketide biosynthetic process +  
proanthocyanidin biosynthetic process +  
psilocybin biosynthetic process 
puromycin biosynthetic process 
pyochelin biosynthetic process 
pyruvate biosynthetic process +   
quinate biosynthetic process 
regulation of polyketide biosynthetic process +  
retinoic acid biosynthetic process +   
salicylic acid biosynthetic process +  
serotonin biosynthetic process +   
shamixanthone biosynthetic process 
sinapate biosynthetic process 
sinapate ester biosynthetic process +  
strigolactone biosynthetic process 
tetracenomycin C biosynthetic process 
tetracycline biosynthetic process 
tyramine biosynthetic process 
vanillin biosynthetic process 
vomitoxin biosynthetic process 
zearalenone biosynthetic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: mycophenolic acid anabolism ;   mycophenolic acid biosynthesis ;   mycophenolic acid formation ;   mycophenolic acid synthesis
Broad Synonyms: MPA anabolism ;   MPA biosynthesis ;   MPA formation ;   MPA synthesis
Definition Sources: PMID:21398490, PMID:26751579, PMID:31209052

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