apocarotenoid biosynthetic process

id: GO:0043289
name: apocarotenoid biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of apocarotenoids by the oxidative cleavage of carotenoids. Many apocarotenoids are biologically important e.g. retinal and abscisic acid.

Child Functions

GO:0009688abscisic acid biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0016114terpenoid biosynthetic process
GO:0043288apocarotenoid metabolic process