Term Information [More information on glycerol metabolic process]

Accession
GO:0006071
Name
glycerol metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
glycerol metabolism
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving glycerol, 1,2,3-propanetriol, a sweet, hygroscopic, viscous liquid, widely distributed in nature as a constituent of many lipids. Source: GOC:ai, ISBN:0198506732
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0006071 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of glycerol metabolic process (GO:0006071)
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glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
glycerol metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  metabolic process (GO:0008152)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic hydroxy compound metabolic process (GO:1901615)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) primary metabolic process (GO:0044238)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule metabolic process (GO:0044281)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) alcohol metabolic process (GO:0006066)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carbohydrate metabolic process (GO:0005975)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular carbohydrate metabolic process (GO:0044262)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) polyol metabolic process (GO:0019751)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism carbohydrate metabolic process (GO:0044723)
glycerol metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
glycerol metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  alditol metabolic process (GO:0019400)
Children of glycerol metabolic process (GO:0006071)
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glycerol biosynthetic process (GO:0006114) [is_a relation] is_a  glycerol metabolic process
glycerol catabolic process (GO:0019563) [is_a relation] is_a  glycerol metabolic process
glycerol to glycerone phosphate metabolic process (GO:0061610) [is_a relation] is_a  glycerol metabolic process