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Category:GO:0006783 ! heme biosynthetic process

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DAG for GO:0006783id: GO:0006783

name: heme biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of heme, any compound of iron complexed in a porphyrin (tetrapyrrole) ring, from less complex precursors." [GOC:jl]
subset: gosubset_prok
synonym: "haem biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "haem biosynthetic process" EXACT []
synonym: "heme anabolism" EXACT []
synonym: "heme biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "heme formation" EXACT []
synonym: "heme synthesis" EXACT []
xref: MetaCyc:HEMESYN2-PWY
is_a: GO:0006779 ! porphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:0042168 ! heme metabolic process
is_a: GO:0044711 ! single-organism biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:0046148 ! pigment biosynthetic process


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