mycolic acid biosynthetic process

id: GO:0071768
name: mycolic acid biosynthetic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of mycolic acids, beta-hydroxy fatty acids with a long alpha-alkyl side chain.

Parent Functions

GO:0006633fatty acid biosynthetic process
GO:0044038cell wall macromolecule biosynthetic process
GO:0071767mycolic acid metabolic process