Term Information [More information on N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process]

Accession
GO:0006044
Name
N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
N-acetylglucosamine metabolism
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving 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. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0006044 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process (GO:0006044)
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N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  metabolic process (GO:0008152)
N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carbohydrate derivative metabolic process (GO:1901135)
N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) amino sugar metabolic process (GO:0006040)
N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  glucosamine-containing compound metabolic process (GO:1901071)
Children of N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process (GO:0006044)
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N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process (GO:0006045) [is_a relation] is_a  N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process
N-acetylglucosamine catabolic process (GO:0006046) [is_a relation] is_a  N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process
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