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Keyword - Tryptophan biosynthesis (KW-0822)

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Protein involved in the synthesis of the aromatic amino acid tryptophan (Trp) in bacteria, fungi and plants from chorismate. Trp is needed to synthesize proteins and as a precursor to niacin, serotonin and melatonin.


Biological process

Gene Ontology


tryptophan biosynthetic process [ GO:0000162 ]


Tryptophan biosynthesisAromatic amino acid biosynthesisAmino-acid biosynthesisBiological process
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