n-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of N-acetylglucosamine. The D isomer is a common structural unit of glycoproteins in plants, bacteria and animals; it is often the terminal sugar of an oligosaccharide group of a glycoprotein. (Gene Ontology, GO_0006045)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0006045
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2 genes participating in the n-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
GNE glucosamine (UDP-N-acetyl)-2-epimerase/N-acetylmannosamine kinase
NANP N-acetylneuraminic acid phosphatase