heparin biosynthetic process

id: GO:0030210
name: heparin biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of heparin, any member of a group of glycosaminoglycans of average Mr (6000-20000), consisting predominantly of alternating alpha-(1->4)-linked D-galactose and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine-6-sulfate residues.

Parent Functions

GO:0006024glycosaminoglycan biosynthetic process
GO:0030202heparin metabolic process
GO:0044272sulfur compound biosynthetic process