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Category:GO:0010189 ! vitamin E biosynthetic process

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DAG for GO:0010189id: GO:0010189

name: vitamin E biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of vitamin E, tocopherol, which includes a series of eight structurally similar compounds. Alpha-tocopherol is the most active form in humans and is a powerful biological antioxidant." [GOC:mg]
synonym: "alpha-tocopherol biosynthesis" NARROW []
synonym: "alpha-tocopherol biosynthetic process" NARROW []
synonym: "tocopherol biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "tocopherol biosynthetic process" EXACT []
synonym: "vitamin E anabolism" EXACT []
synonym: "vitamin E biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "vitamin E formation" EXACT []
synonym: "vitamin E synthesis" EXACT []
xref: MetaCyc:PWY-1422
is_a: GO:0018130 ! heterocycle biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:0042360 ! vitamin E metabolic process
is_a: GO:0042362 ! fat-soluble vitamin biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:1901362 ! organic cyclic compound biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:1901617 ! organic hydroxy compound biosynthetic process

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