Biosynthesis is the process in which living organism synthesize molecules and substances they need. Examples would be the photosynthesis where in the end glucose is synthesized or melanin as the result of the melanin biosynthesis.

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How essential is vitamin B3 to the diet?

I know this might seem contradictory since by definition a vitamin is an essential part of the diet but I have read that nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, can be synthesised from L-tryptophan. Is it ...
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Where can I find complete description of the nucleotide biosynthesis?

I'm looking for a good source for learning nucleotide biosynthesis pathway (including enzymes and possibly also structural formulas) - what is the best source I could find such pathway, presented in a ...
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Can the Human body Synthesise Vitamin D from Phytosterols?

I know that the human body can synthesise vitamin D from cholesterol, but can it do so from phytosterols?