Synonyms: chorismate anabolism, chorismate biosynthesis, chorismate formation, chorismate synthesis
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of the unsymmetrical ether derived from phosphoenolpyruvate and 5-phosphoshikimic acid formed as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of aromatic amino acids and many other compounds.
shikimate kinase II (aroL) ,
shikimate kinase I (aroK) ,
shikimate dehydrogenase (aroE) ,
3-dehydroquinate synthase (aroB) ,
Unification Links: GO:0009423
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