Term Information [More information on carotenoid biosynthetic process]

Accession
GO:0016117
Name
carotenoid biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
carotenoid anabolism, carotenoid biosynthesis, carotenoid formation, carotenoid synthesis
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues joined head-to-tail are themselves joined tail-to-tail. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0016117 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of carotenoid biosynthetic process (GO:0016117)
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carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) primary metabolic process (GO:0044238)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  biosynthetic process (GO:0009058)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lipid metabolic process (GO:0006629)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular lipid metabolic process (GO:0044255)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance biosynthetic process (GO:1901576)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism biosynthetic process (GO:0044711)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular biosynthetic process (GO:0044249)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) isoprenoid metabolic process (GO:0006720)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lipid biosynthetic process (GO:0008610)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) isoprenoid biosynthetic process (GO:0008299)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) terpenoid metabolic process (GO:0006721)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) pigment metabolic process (GO:0042440)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) terpenoid biosynthetic process (GO:0016114)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) tetraterpenoid metabolic process (GO:0016108)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  carotenoid metabolic process (GO:0016116)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  pigment biosynthetic process (GO:0046148)
carotenoid biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  tetraterpenoid biosynthetic process (GO:0016109)
Children of carotenoid biosynthetic process (GO:0016117)
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negative regulation of carotenoid biosynthetic process (GO:1904142) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  carotenoid biosynthetic process
positive regulation of carotenoid biosynthetic process (GO:1904143) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  carotenoid biosynthetic process
xanthophyll biosynthetic process (GO:0016123) [is_a relation] is_a  carotenoid biosynthetic process
zeaxanthin bis(beta-D-glucoside) biosynthetic process (GO:1901830) [is_a relation] is_a  carotenoid biosynthetic process
MetaCyc
CAROTENOID-PWY