name: putrescine biosynthetic process
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def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of putrescine, 1,4-diaminobutane; putrescine can be synthesized from arginine or ornithine and is the metabolic precursor of spermidine and spermine." [GOC:go_curators, ISBN:0198506732]
synonym: "putrescine anabolism" EXACT 
synonym: "putrescine biosynthesis" EXACT 
synonym: "putrescine formation" EXACT 
synonym: "putrescine synthesis" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0006596 ! polyamine biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:0009445 ! putrescine metabolic process
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