tryptophan biosynthetic process

id: GO:0000162
name: tryptophan biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of tryptophan, the chiral amino acid 2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid; tryptophan is synthesized from chorismate via anthranilate.

Parent Functions

GO:0006568tryptophan metabolic process
GO:0009073aromatic amino acid family biosynthetic process
GO:0046219indolalkylamine biosynthetic process