MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009226 - nucleotide-sugar biosynthetic process

Synonyms: nucleotide-sugar anabolism, nucleotide-sugar biosynthesis, nucleotide-sugar formation, nucleotide-sugar synthesis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of nucleotide-sugars, any nucleotide-carbohydrate in which the distal phosphoric residue of a nucleoside 5'-diphosphate is in glycosidic linkage with a monosaccharide or monosaccharide derivative.

Parent Classes:
GO:0009225 - nucleotide-sugar metabolic process,
GO:0034654 - nucleobase-containing compound biosynthetic process,
GO:1901137 - carbohydrate derivative biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006048 - UDP-N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process (4),
GO:0006065 - UDP-glucuronate biosynthetic process (1),
GO:0009298 - GDP-mannose biosynthetic process (3),
GO:0019277 - UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine biosynthetic process (1),
GO:0019305 - dTDP-rhamnose biosynthetic process (4),
GO:0033320 - UDP-D-xylose biosynthetic process (1),
GO:0033468 - CMP-keto-3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonic acid biosynthetic process (1),
GO:0042350 - GDP-L-fucose biosynthetic process (2),
GO:0097171 - ADP-L-glycero-beta-D-manno-heptose biosynthetic process (3)

Term Members:
dTDP-glucose 4,6-dehydratase (rfbB)

Unification Links: GO:0009226

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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