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Category:GO:0009098 ! leucine biosynthetic process

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DAG for GO:0009098id: GO:0009098

name: leucine biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of leucine, 2-amino-4-methylpentanoic acid." [GOC:ai]
subset: gosubset_prok
synonym: "leucine anabolism" EXACT []
synonym: "leucine biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "leucine formation" EXACT []
synonym: "leucine synthesis" EXACT []
xref: MetaCyc:LEUSYN-PWY
is_a: GO:0006551 ! leucine metabolic process
is_a: GO:0009082 ! branched-chain amino acid biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:1901607 ! alpha-amino acid biosynthetic process


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