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GO:0016117 carotenoid biosynthetic process

Term Information

ID GO:0016117
Name carotenoid biosynthetic process
Ontology Biological Process
Definition The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues joined head-to-tail are themselves joined tail-to-tail.
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Synonyms

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Type Synonym
exact carotenoid synthesis
exact carotenoid biosynthesis
exact carotenoid formation
exact carotenoid anabolism

Cross-Ontology Relations

Relation Other Ontology ID Term
has_output CHEBI CHEBI:23044 carotenoid

Cross-references

Database ID
InterPro IPR008461
InterPro IPR008671
InterPro IPR010108
InterPro IPR010791
InterPro IPR014101
InterPro IPR014102
InterPro IPR014103
InterPro IPR014105
InterPro IPR017828
MetaCyc CAROTENOID-PWY
UniProtKB-KW Carotenoid biosynthesis

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0016117:
Relationship To GO:0016117 Child Term Child Term Name
Is a GO:0016123 xanthophyll biosynthetic process
Is a GO:1901830 zeaxanthin bis(beta-D-glucoside) biosynthetic process

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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:0016117. 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:0016117 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0016117 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues joined head-to-tail are themselves joined tail-to-tail.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues joined head-to-tail are themselves joined tail-to-tail.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0046148 (pigment biosynthetic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016116 (carotenoid metabolic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016109 (tetraterpenoid biosynthetic process)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM carotenoid anabolism
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM carotenoid biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM carotenoid formation
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM carotenoid synthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM carotenoid biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM carotenoid anabolism
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM carotenoid formation
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM carotenoid synthesis
2007-01-15 Updated TERM carotenoid biosynthetic process
2007-01-15 Added SYNONYM carotenoid biosynthesis
2006-05-04 Updated DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues joined head-to-tail are themselves joined tail-to-tail.
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM carotenoid anabolism
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM carotenoid formation
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM carotenoid synthesis
2003-10-27 Added XREF MetaCyc:CAROTENOID-PWY
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The formation from simpler components of carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues joined head-to-tail are themselves joined tail-to-tail.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM carotenoid biosynthesis
2001-04-03 Updated TERM carotenoid biosynthesis
2001-03-30 Added TERM carotenoid biosynthesis

Term

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

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues joined head-to-tail are themselves joined tail-to-tail.
2008-05-12 Deleted DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues joined head-to-tail are themselves joined tail-to-tail.
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM carotenoid anabolism
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM carotenoid biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM carotenoid formation
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM carotenoid synthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM carotenoid biosynthesis
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM carotenoid anabolism
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM carotenoid formation
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM carotenoid synthesis
2007-01-15 Added SYNONYM carotenoid biosynthesis
2006-05-04 Updated DEFINITION The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues joined head-to-tail are themselves joined tail-to-tail.
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM carotenoid anabolism
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM carotenoid formation
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM carotenoid synthesis
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The formation from simpler components of carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues joined head-to-tail are themselves joined tail-to-tail.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0046148 (pigment biosynthetic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016116 (carotenoid metabolic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016109 (tetraterpenoid biosynthetic process)

Cross-references

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2003-10-27 Added XREF MetaCyc:CAROTENOID-PWY
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