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Category:GO:0009234 ! menaquinone biosynthetic process

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DAG for GO:0009234id: GO:0009234

name: menaquinone biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any of the menaquinones. Structurally, menaquinones consist of a methylated naphthoquinone ring structure and side chains composed of a variable number of unsaturated isoprenoid residues. Menaquinones that have vitamin K activity and are known as vitamin K2." [GOC:jl, http://www.dentistry.leeds.ac.uk/biochem/thcme/vitamins.html#k]
synonym: "menaquinone anabolism" EXACT []
synonym: "menaquinone biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "menaquinone formation" EXACT []
synonym: "menaquinone synthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "menatetrenone biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "menatetrenone biosynthetic process" EXACT []
synonym: "multiprenylmenaquinone biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "multiprenylmenaquinone biosynthetic process" EXACT []
synonym: "vitamin K2 biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "vitamin K2 biosynthetic process" EXACT []
is_a: GO:0009233 ! menaquinone metabolic process
is_a: GO:1901663 ! quinone biosynthetic process


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