vitamin E biosynthetic process

id: GO:0010189
name: vitamin E biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of vitamin E, tocopherol, which includes a series of eight structurally similar compounds. Alpha-tocopherol is the most active form in humans and is a powerful biological antioxidant.

Parent Functions

GO:0042360vitamin E metabolic process
GO:0042362fat-soluble vitamin biosynthetic process