adenine biosynthetic process

id: GO:0046084
name: adenine biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of adenine, 6-aminopurine, one of the five main bases found in nucleic acids and a component of numerous important derivatives of its corresponding ribonucleoside, adenosine.

Child Functions

GO:0006168adenine salvage

Parent Functions

GO:0009113purine base biosynthetic process
GO:0046083adenine metabolic process