chlorophyll biosynthetic process

id: GO:0015995
name: chlorophyll biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of chlorophyll, any compound of magnesium complexed in a porphyrin (tetrapyrrole) ring and which functions as a photosynthetic pigment, from less complex precursors.

Child Functions

GO:0030494bacteriochlorophyll biosynthetic process
GO:0033305chlorophyll a biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006779porphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process
GO:0015994chlorophyll metabolic process
GO:0046148pigment biosynthetic process