N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process

id: GO:0006045
name: N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of N-acetylglucosamine. The D isomer is a common structural unit of glycoproteins in plants, bacteria and animals; it is often the terminal sugar of an oligosaccharide group of a glycoprotein.

Child Functions

GO:0006048UDP-N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006042glucosamine biosynthetic process
GO:0006044N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process