NAD biosynthetic process

id: GO:0009435
name: NAD biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, a coenzyme present in most living cells and derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid; biosynthesis may be of either the oxidized form, NAD, or the reduced form, NADH.

Child Functions

GO:0034355NAD salvage
GO:0034356NAD biosynthesis via nicotinamide riboside salvage pathway
GO:0034627de novo NAD biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0019359nicotinamide nucleotide biosynthetic process
GO:0019674NAD metabolic process