phytochromobilin biosynthetic process

id: GO:0010024
name: phytochromobilin biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of phytochromobilin, which involves the oxidative cleavage of heme by a heme oxygenase(HO) to form biliverdin IX alpha.

Parent Functions

GO:0033014tetrapyrrole biosynthetic process
GO:0051188cofactor biosynthetic process
GO:0051202phytochromobilin metabolic process