carnitine biosynthetic process

id: GO:0045329
name: carnitine biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of carnitine (hydroxy-trimethyl aminobutyric acid), a compound that participates in the transfer of acyl groups across the inner mitochondrial membrane.

Parent Functions

GO:0006578betaine biosynthetic process
GO:0008652cellular amino acid biosynthetic process
GO:0009437carnitine metabolic process