Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009423 - chorismate biosynthetic process

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.

Parent Classes:
GO:0043650 - dicarboxylic acid biosynthetic process ,
GO:0046417 - chorismate metabolic process

Term Members:
AroG ,
AroH ,
YdiB ,
shikimate kinase II (aroL) ,
shikimate kinase I (aroK) ,
AroF ,
shikimate dehydrogenase (aroE) ,
AroD ,
AroC ,
3-dehydroquinate synthase (aroB) ,
3-phosphoshikimate-1-carboxyvinyltransferase (aroA)

Unification Links: GO:0009423

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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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