Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009298 - GDP-mannose biosynthetic process

Synonyms: GDP-mannose anabolism, GDP-mannose biosynthesis, GDP-mannose formation, GDP-mannose synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of GDP-mannose, a substance composed of mannose in glycosidic linkage with guanosine diphosphate.

Parent Classes:
GO:0019673 - GDP-mannose metabolic process,
GO:0009226 - nucleotide-sugar biosynthetic process

Term Members:
phosphomannomutase (cpsG),
mannose-1-phosphate guanylyltransferase (cpsB),
mannose-6-phosphate isomerase (manA)

Unification Links: GO:0009298

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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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