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:1901566 - organonitrogen compound 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

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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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