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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0005978 - glycogen biosynthetic process

Synonyms: glycogen anabolism, glycogen biosynthesis, glycogen formation, glycogen synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of glycogen, a polydisperse, highly branched glucan composed of chains of D-glucose residues.

Parent Classes:
GO:0005977 - glycogen metabolic process ,
GO:0009250 - glucan biosynthetic process

Term Members:
phosphoglucomutase (pgm) ,
surface composition regulator (glgS) ,
glycogen synthase (glgA) ,
1,4-α-glucan branching enzyme (glgB) ,
GlgC

Unification Links: GO:0005978


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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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