Term Information [More information on protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process]

Accession
GO:0046501
Name
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolism
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving protoporphyrinogen IX, the specific substrate for the enzyme ferrochelatase, which catalyzes the insertion of iron to form protoheme. It is probably also the substrate for chlorophyll formation. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
See also the molecular function term 'ferrochelatase activity ; GO:0004325'.
History
See term history for GO:0046501 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process (GO:0046501)
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protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  metabolic process (GO:0008152)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0006807)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular aromatic compound metabolic process (GO:0006725)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) heterocycle metabolic process (GO:0046483)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic cyclic compound metabolic process (GO:1901360)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organonitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:1901564)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cofactor metabolic process (GO:0051186)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) tetrapyrrole metabolic process (GO:0033013)
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process (GO:0006778)
Children of protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process (GO:0046501)
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protoporphyrinogen IX biosynthetic process (GO:0006782) [is_a relation] is_a  protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process
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