cytosine biosynthetic process
name: cytosine biosynthetic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of cytosine, 4-amino-2-hydroxypyrimidine, a pyrimidine derivative that is one of the five main bases found in nucleic acids; it occurs widely in cytidine derivatives.
|GO:0019856||pyrimidine base biosynthetic process|
|GO:0019858||cytosine metabolic process|