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Keyword - Tyrosine biosynthesis (KW-0827)

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Protein involved in the synthesis of the aromatic amino acid tyrosine. In microorganisms and plants, tyrosine is synthesized from chorismate via a simple pathway using prephenate as an intermediate. In rat, this nonessential amino acid is produced by hydroxylating the essential amino acid phenylalanine.


Biological process

Gene Ontology


tyrosine biosynthetic process [ GO:0006571 ]


Aromatic amino acid biosynthesisTyrosine biosynthesisAmino-acid biosynthesisBiological process
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