ansamycin biosynthetic process

id: GO:0033070
name: ansamycin biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

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.

Parent Functions

GO:0030639polyketide biosynthetic process
GO:0033069ansamycin metabolic process