Term Information [More information on gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process]

Accession
GO:0009448
Name
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
4-aminobutanoate metabolic process, 4-aminobutanoate metabolism, 4-aminobutyrate metabolic process, 4-aminobutyrate metabolism, GABA metabolic process, GABA metabolism, gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolism
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA, 4-aminobutyrate), an amino acid which acts as a neurotransmitter in some organisms. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
See also the biological process term 'neurotransmitter metabolic process ; GO:0042133'.
History
See term history for GO:0009448 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process (GO:0009448)
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gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  metabolic process (GO:0008152)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule metabolic process (GO:0044281)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic acid metabolic process (GO:0006082)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0006807)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) oxoacid metabolic process (GO:0043436)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carboxylic acid metabolic process (GO:0019752)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organonitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:1901564)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) primary metabolic process (GO:0044238)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular amino acid metabolic process (GO:0006520)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  monocarboxylic acid metabolic process (GO:0032787)
Children of gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process (GO:0009448)
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gamma-aminobutyric acid biosynthetic process (GO:0009449) [is_a relation] is_a  gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process
gamma-aminobutyric acid catabolic process (GO:0009450) [is_a relation] is_a  gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process
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