xanthine biosynthetic process
name: xanthine biosynthetic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of xanthine, 2,6-dihydroxypurine, a purine formed in the metabolic breakdown of guanine but not present in nucleic acids.
|GO:0009113||purine base biosynthetic process|
|GO:0046110||xanthine metabolic process|