ornithine biosynthetic process

id: GO:0006592
name: ornithine biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of ornithine, an amino acid only rarely found in proteins, but which is important in living organisms as an intermediate in the reactions of the urea cycle and in arginine biosynthesis.

Parent Functions

GO:0006591ornithine metabolic process
GO:0008652cellular amino acid biosynthetic process