name: tetrapyrrole biosynthetic process from glutamate
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def: "The chemical reactions and pathways leading to the formation of tetrapyrroles, natural pigments containing four pyrrole rings joined by one-carbon units linking position 2 of one pyrrole ring to position 5 of the next, from other compounds, including L-glutamate." [GOC:mah, MetaCyc:PWY-5188]
synonym: "tetrapyrrole anabolism from glutamate" EXACT 
synonym: "tetrapyrrole biosynthesis from glutamate" EXACT 
synonym: "tetrapyrrole formation from glutamate" EXACT 
synonym: "tetrapyrrole synthesis from glutamate" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0006536 ! glutamate metabolic process
is_a: GO:0033014 ! tetrapyrrole biosynthetic process
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