flavonol biosynthetic process

id: GO:0051555
name: flavonol biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of flavonols, a member of a class of vascular pigments formed by consecutive oxidative processes from the flavonoid intermediates flavanones and dihydroflavonols. Flavonols are the most widespread of the flavonoids and have a wide array of physiological activities.

Parent Functions

GO:0051553flavone biosynthetic process
GO:0051554flavonol metabolic process