xanthine biosynthetic process

id: GO:0046111
name: xanthine biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

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.

Parent Functions

GO:0009113purine base biosynthetic process
GO:0046110xanthine metabolic process