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Category:GO:0045227 ! capsule polysaccharide biosynthetic process

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DAG for GO:0045227id: GO:0045227

name: capsule polysaccharide biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of polysaccharides that make up the capsule, a protective structure surrounding some species of bacteria and fungi." [GOC:go_curators]
subset: gosubset_prok
synonym: "capsular polysaccharide biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "capsular polysaccharide biosynthetic process" EXACT []
synonym: "capsule polysaccharide anabolism" EXACT []
synonym: "capsule polysaccharide biosynthesis" EXACT []
synonym: "capsule polysaccharide formation" EXACT []
synonym: "capsule polysaccharide synthesis" EXACT []
is_a: GO:0045226 ! extracellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:0045230 ! capsule organization


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