Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0000271 - polysaccharide biosynthetic process

Synonyms: glycan biosynthesis, glycan biosynthetic process, polysaccharide anabolism, polysaccharide biosynthesis, polysaccharide formation, polysaccharide synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of a polysaccharide, a polymer of many (typically more than 10) monosaccharide residues linked glycosidically.

Parent Classes:
GO:0005976 - polysaccharide metabolic process,
GO:0009059 - macromolecule biosynthetic process,
GO:0016051 - carbohydrate biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0033692 - cellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process (117)

Term Members:
predicted inner membrane protein (yghQ),
UDP-N-acetyl-D-mannosamine dehydrogenase (wecC),
protein-tyrosine kinase (wzc),
undecaprenyl-phosphate glucose phosphotransferase (wcaJ),
dTDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase 2 (rffH),
mannose-1-phosphate guanylyltransferase (cpsB),
protein-tyrosine phosphatase (wzb),
lipoprotein required for capsular polysaccharide translocation through the outer membrane (wza),
CPS-53 (KpLE1) prophage; predicted bactoprenol-linked glucose translocase (flippase) (yfdG),
O-antigen flippase (rfbX),
lipid III flippase (wzxE)

Unification Links: GO:0000271

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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