name: DNA biosynthetic process
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def: "The cellular DNA metabolic process resulting in the formation of DNA, deoxyribonucleic acid, one of the two main types of nucleic acid, consisting of a long unbranched macromolecule formed from one or two strands of linked deoxyribonucleotides, the 3'-phosphate group of each constituent deoxyribonucleotide being joined in 3',5'-phosphodiester linkage to the 5'-hydroxyl group of the deoxyribose moiety of the next one." [GOC:mah]
synonym: "DNA anabolism" EXACT [GOC:mah]
synonym: "DNA biosynthesis" EXACT [GOC:mah]
synonym: "DNA formation" EXACT [GOC:mah]
synonym: "DNA synthesis" EXACT [GOC:mah]
is_a: GO:0006259 ! DNA metabolic process
is_a: GO:0034645 ! cellular macromolecule biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:0034654 ! nucleobase-containing compound biosynthetic process
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