name: epinephrine biosynthetic process
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def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of epinephrine, a hormone produced by the medulla of the adrenal glands that increases heart activity, improves the power and prolongs the action of muscles, and increases the rate and depth of breathing. It is synthesized by the methylation of norepinephrine." [GOC:jl, ISBN:0192801023, ISBN:0198506732]
synonym: "adrenaline biosynthesis" EXACT 
synonym: "adrenaline biosynthetic process" EXACT 
synonym: "epinephrine anabolism" EXACT 
synonym: "epinephrine biosynthesis" EXACT 
synonym: "epinephrine formation" EXACT 
synonym: "epinephrine synthesis" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0042414 ! epinephrine metabolic process
is_a: GO:0042423 ! catecholamine biosynthetic process
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