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Category:GO:0015995 ! chlorophyll biosynthetic process

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DAG for GO:0015995id: GO:0015995

name: chlorophyll biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chlorophyll, any compound of magnesium complexed in a porphyrin (tetrapyrrole) ring and which functions as a photosynthetic pigment, from less complex precursors." [GOC:jl]
subset: gosubset_prok
synonym: "chlorophyll anabolism" EXACT []
synonym: "chlorophyll biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "chlorophyll formation" EXACT []
synonym: "chlorophyll synthesis" EXACT []
is_a: GO:0006779 ! porphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:0015994 ! chlorophyll metabolic process
is_a: GO:0046148 ! pigment biosynthetic process


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