name: tetrapyrrole biosynthetic process from glycine and succinyl-CoA
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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 glycine and succinyl-CoA." [GOC:mah, MetaCyc:PWY-5189]
synonym: "tetrapyrrole anabolism from glycine and succinyl-CoA" EXACT 
synonym: "tetrapyrrole biosynthesis from glycine and succinyl-CoA" EXACT 
synonym: "tetrapyrrole formation from glycine and succinyl-CoA" EXACT 
synonym: "tetrapyrrole synthesis from glycine and succinyl-CoA" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0006104 ! succinyl-CoA metabolic process
is_a: GO:0006544 ! glycine metabolic process
is_a: GO:0033014 ! tetrapyrrole biosynthetic process
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