Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0015940 - pantothenate biosynthetic process

Synonyms: pantothenate anabolism, pantothenate biosynthesis, pantothenate formation, pantothenate synthesis, vitamin B5 biosynthesis, vitamin B5 biosynthetic process

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of pantothenate, the anion of pantothenic acid. It is a B complex vitamin that is a constituent of coenzyme A and is distributed ubiquitously in foods.

Parent Classes:
GO:0009108 - coenzyme biosynthetic process,
GO:0015939 - pantothenate metabolic process,
GO:0042364 - water-soluble vitamin biosynthetic process,
GO:0042398 - cellular modified amino acid biosynthetic process,
GO:0043604 - amide biosynthetic process,
GO:0072330 - monocarboxylic acid biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0033317 - pantothenate biosynthetic process from valine (3)

Term Members:
pantothenate synthetase monomer (panC),
3-methyl-2-oxobutanoate hydroxymethyltransferase monomer (panB),
2-dehydropantoate 2-reductase (panE),
maturation factor for PanD (panZ),
aspartate 1-decarboxylase,
PanD proenzyme, π protein

Unification Links: GO:0015940

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:PANTOSYN-PWY, MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:PWY-4221

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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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