Term Information [More information on neurotransmitter metabolic process]

Accession
GO:0042133
Name
neurotransmitter metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
neurotransmitter metabolism
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving neurotransmitters, any of a group of substances that are released on excitation from the axon terminal of a presynaptic neuron of the central or peripheral nervous system and travel across the synaptic cleft to either excite or inhibit the target cell. Source: CHEBI:25512, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0042133 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
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Ancestors of neurotransmitter metabolic process (GO:0042133)
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neurotransmitter metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
neurotransmitter metabolic process [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) biological attribute (OBA:0000001)
neurotransmitter metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological regulation (GO:0065007)
neurotransmitter metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
neurotransmitter metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  metabolic process (GO:0008152)
neurotransmitter metabolic process [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) neurotransmitter levels (OBA:0000116)
neurotransmitter metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) regulation of biological quality (GO:0065008)
neurotransmitter metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
neurotransmitter metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  regulation of neurotransmitter levels (GO:0001505)
Children of neurotransmitter metabolic process (GO:0042133)
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acetylcholine metabolic process (GO:0008291) [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter metabolic process
neurotransmitter biosynthetic process (GO:0042136) [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter metabolic process
neurotransmitter catabolic process (GO:0042135) [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter metabolic process
octopamine metabolic process (GO:0046333) [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter metabolic process
phenylethylamine metabolic process involved in synaptic transmission (GO:0090507) [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter metabolic process