sphingosine biosynthetic process

id: GO:0046512
name: sphingosine biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of sphingosine (sphing-4-enine), trans-D-erytho-2-amino-octadec-4-ene-1,3-diol, a long chain amino diol sphingoid base that occurs in most sphingolipids in animal tissues.

Parent Functions

GO:0006670sphingosine metabolic process
GO:0044271cellular nitrogen compound biosynthetic process
GO:0046165alcohol biosynthetic process
GO:0046520sphingoid biosynthetic process