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Keyword - Tetrahydrobiopterin biosynthesis (KW-0783)


Protein involved in the synthesis of tetrahydrobiopterin, the reduced form of dihydrobiopterin, a reduced pteridine derivative related to folic acid. It is a coenzyme for the enzyme phenylalanine-4-hydroxylase which is involved in phenylalanine degradation.


Biological process

Gene Ontology


tetrahydrobiopterin biosynthetic process [ GO:0006729 ]


Tetrahydrobiopterin biosynthesisBiological process
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