Term Information [More information on vitamin K metabolic process]

Accession
GO:0042373
Name
vitamin K metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
vitamin K metabolism, naphthoquinone metabolic process, naphthoquinone metabolism
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving any of the forms of vitamin K, quinone-derived vitamins which are involved in the synthesis of blood-clotting factors in mammals. Vitamin K substances share a methylated naphthoquinone ring structure and vary in the aliphatic side chains attached to the molecule. Source: http://www.dentistry.leeds.ac.uk/biochem/thcme/vitamins.html#k, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0042373 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of vitamin K metabolic process (GO:0042373)
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vitamin K metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
vitamin K metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  metabolic process (GO:0008152)
vitamin K metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
vitamin K metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
vitamin K metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
vitamin K metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
vitamin K metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
vitamin K metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
vitamin K metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule metabolic process (GO:0044281)
vitamin K metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular ketone metabolic process (GO:0042180)
vitamin K metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cofactor metabolic process (GO:0051186)
vitamin K metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) vitamin metabolic process (GO:0006766)
vitamin K metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  fat-soluble vitamin metabolic process (GO:0006775)
vitamin K metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  quinone metabolic process (GO:1901661)
Children of vitamin K metabolic process (GO:0042373)
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vitamin K biosynthetic process (GO:0042371) [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin K metabolic process
vitamin K catabolic process (GO:0042377) [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin K metabolic process
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