glycerol biosynthetic process

id: GO:0006114
name: glycerol biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of glycerol, 1,2,3-propanetriol, a sweet, hygroscopic, viscous liquid, widely distributed in nature as a constituent of many lipids.

Child Functions

GO:0046167glycerol-3-phosphate biosynthetic process
GO:0046327glycerol biosynthetic process from pyruvate

Parent Functions

GO:0006071glycerol metabolic process
GO:0019401alditol biosynthetic process