para-aminobenzoic acid biosynthetic process

id: GO:0008153
name: para-aminobenzoic acid biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of para-aminobenzoic acid, an intermediate in the synthesis of folic acid, a compound which some organisms, e.g. prokaryotes, eukaryotic microbes, and plants, can synthesize de novo. Others, notably mammals, cannot. In yeast, it is present as a factor in the B complex of vitamins.

Parent Functions

GO:0046394carboxylic acid biosynthetic process
GO:0046482para-aminobenzoic acid metabolic process