selenocysteine biosynthetic process

id: GO:0016260
name: selenocysteine biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of selenocysteine, an essential component of glutathione peroxidase and some other proteins.

Parent Functions

GO:0009070serine family amino acid biosynthetic process
GO:0016259selenocysteine metabolic process
GO:0042398cellular modified amino acid biosynthetic process