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GO:0006031 chitin biosynthetic process

Term Information

ID GO:0006031
Name chitin biosynthetic process
Ontology Biological Process
Definition The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of beta-(1->4)-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
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Synonyms

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Type Synonym
exact beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis
exact chitin anabolism
exact beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process
exact chitin formation
exact chitin synthesis
exact chitin biosynthesis

Cross-Ontology Relations

Relation Other Ontology ID Term
has_output CHEBI CHEBI:17029 chitin

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Database ID
InterPro IPR004834

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0006031:
Relationship To GO:0006031 Child Term Child Term Name
Regulates GO:0032883 regulation of chitin biosynthetic process
Is a GO:0006035 cuticle chitin biosynthetic process
Is a GO:0006038 cell wall chitin biosynthetic process
Part of GO:0035528 UDP-N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis involved in chitin biosynthesis

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Co-occurring Terms

These tables show the number of times the term listed in the table has been co-annotated with GO:0006031. The terms are listed in descending order of number of times the term has been co-annotated.
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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0006031 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0006031 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

All changes

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2012-07-05 Added RELATION is a GO:1901073 (glucosamine-containing compound biosynthetic process)
2011-10-30 Deleted DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2011-10-30 Added DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of beta-(1->4)-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2009-10-31 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0033692 (cellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process)
2009-10-31 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0006045 (N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process)
2009-07-12 Added RELATION is a GO:0006023 (aminoglycan biosynthetic process)
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0006030 (chitin metabolic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0033692 (cellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0006045 (N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM chitin anabolism
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM chitin biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM chitin formation
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM chitin synthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM chitin biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM chitin anabolism
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM chitin formation
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM chitin synthesis
2007-01-15 Updated TERM chitin biosynthetic process
2007-01-15 Added SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process
2007-01-15 Added SYNONYM chitin biosynthesis
2006-05-04 Updated DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM chitin anabolism
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM chitin formation
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM chitin synthesis
2005-03-13 Added SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis
2003-10-24 Updated DEFINITION The formation from simpler components of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The formation from simpler components of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM chitin biosynthesis
2001-04-03 Updated TERM chitin biosynthesis
2001-03-30 Added TERM chitin biosynthesis

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2007-01-15 Updated TERM chitin biosynthetic process
2002-02-06 Updated TERM chitin biosynthesis
2001-04-03 Updated TERM chitin biosynthesis
2001-03-30 Added TERM chitin biosynthesis

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2011-10-30 Deleted DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2011-10-30 Added DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of beta-(1->4)-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM chitin anabolism
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM chitin biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM chitin formation
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM chitin synthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM chitin biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM chitin anabolism
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM chitin formation
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM chitin synthesis
2007-01-15 Added SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process
2007-01-15 Added SYNONYM chitin biosynthesis
2006-05-04 Updated DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM chitin anabolism
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM chitin formation
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM chitin synthesis
2005-03-13 Added SYNONYM beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine biosynthesis
2003-10-24 Updated DEFINITION The formation from simpler components of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The formation from simpler components of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N acetyl-D-glucosamine residues.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2012-07-05 Added RELATION is a GO:1901073 (glucosamine-containing compound biosynthetic process)
2009-10-31 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0033692 (cellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process)
2009-10-31 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0006045 (N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process)
2009-07-12 Added RELATION is a GO:0006023 (aminoglycan biosynthetic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0006030 (chitin metabolic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0033692 (cellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0006045 (N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process)
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