Term Information [More information on neurotransmitter biosynthetic process]

Accession
GO:0042136
Name
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
neurotransmitter anabolism, neurotransmitter biosynthesis, neurotransmitter formation, neurotransmitter synthesis, neurotransmitter biosynthesis and storage, neurotransmitter biosynthetic process and storage
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any of a group of substances that are released on excitation from the axon terminal of a presynaptic neuron of the central or peripheral nervous system and travel across the synaptic cleft to either excite or inhibit the target cell. Source: CHEBI:25512, GOC:jl
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Ancestors of neurotransmitter biosynthetic process (GO:0042136)
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neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) biological attribute (OBA:0000001)
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological regulation (GO:0065007)
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) neurotransmitter levels (OBA:0000116)
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) regulation of biological quality (GO:0065008)
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  biosynthetic process (GO:0009058)
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) regulation of neurotransmitter levels (GO:0001505)
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular biosynthetic process (GO:0044249)
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter metabolic process (GO:0042133)
Children of neurotransmitter biosynthetic process (GO:0042136)
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acetylcholine biosynthetic process (GO:0008292) [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter biosynthetic process
octopamine biosynthetic process (GO:0006589) [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter biosynthetic process
phenylethylamine biosynthetic process involved in synaptic transmission (GO:0090508) [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter biosynthetic process