epothilone biosynthetic process

id: GO:0050814
name: epothilone biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of epothilone, a drug obtained from the myxobacteria Sporangium cellulosum that interferes with cell division. Some epothilones are being studied as treatments for cancer.

Parent Functions

GO:0009821alkaloid biosynthetic process
GO:0050813epothilone metabolic process