melanin biosynthetic process
name: melanin biosynthetic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of melanins, pigments largely of animal origin. High molecular weight polymers of indole quinone, they are irregular polymeric structures and are divided into three groups: allomelanins in the plant kingdom and eumelanins and phaeomelanins in the animal kingdom.
|GO:0006583||melanin biosynthetic process from tyrosine|
|GO:0075043||maintenance of turgor in appressorium by melanization|
|GO:0006582||melanin metabolic process|
|GO:0044249||cellular biosynthetic process|
|GO:0046148||pigment biosynthetic process|