pyrroloquinoline quinone biosynthetic process
name: pyrroloquinoline quinone biosynthetic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of the cofactor pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ); it is synthesized from a small peptide containing tyrosine and glutamic acid; these amino acids in the peptide are multiply cross-linked and the rest of the peptide is removed.
|GO:0018130||heterocycle biosynthetic process|
|GO:0044271||cellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process|
|GO:0045426||quinone cofactor biosynthetic process|
|GO:0046394||carboxylic acid biosynthetic process|