ansamycin biosynthetic process
name: ansamycin biosynthetic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways leading to the formation of ansamycins, any of a group of complex macrolactam compounds characterized by a cyclic structure in which an aliphatic ansa chain forms a bridge between two non-adjacent positions of a cyclic p-system; many exhibit antibacterial, antifungal or antitumor activity.
|GO:0030639||polyketide biosynthetic process|
|GO:0033069||ansamycin metabolic process|