ommochrome biosynthetic process

id: GO:0006727
name: ommochrome biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of ommochromes, any of a large group of natural polycyclic pigments commonly found in the Arthropoda, particularly in the ommatidia of the compound eye.

Parent Functions

GO:0006726eye pigment biosynthetic process
GO:0008055ocellus pigment biosynthetic process
GO:0018130heterocycle biosynthetic process
GO:0046152ommochrome metabolic process