neurotransmitter biosynthetic process

id: GO:0042136
name: neurotransmitter biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of any of a group of substances that are released on excitation from the axon terminal of a presynaptic neuron of the central or peripheral nervous system and travel across the synaptic cleft to either excite or inhibit the target cell.

Child Functions

GO:0006589octopamine biosynthetic process
GO:0008292acetylcholine biosynthetic process
GO:0042444phenylethylamine biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0042133neurotransmitter metabolic process
GO:0044249cellular biosynthetic process