Term Information [More information on folic acid metabolic process]

Accession
GO:0046655
Name
folic acid metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
folate metabolic process, folate metabolism, folic acid metabolism, vitamin B9 metabolic process, vitamin B9 metabolism, vitamin M metabolic process, vitamin M metabolism
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving folic acid, pteroylglutamic acid. Folic acid is widely distributed as a member of the vitamin B complex and is essential for the synthesis of purine and pyrimidines. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
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Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of folic acid metabolic process (GO:0046655)
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folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
folic acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  metabolic process (GO:0008152)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule metabolic process (GO:0044281)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic acid metabolic process (GO:0006082)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0006807)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) oxoacid metabolic process (GO:0043436)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carboxylic acid metabolic process (GO:0019752)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organonitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:1901564)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) primary metabolic process (GO:0044238)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular amino acid metabolic process (GO:0006520)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular aromatic compound metabolic process (GO:0006725)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0034641)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cofactor metabolic process (GO:0051186)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) heterocycle metabolic process (GO:0046483)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic cyclic compound metabolic process (GO:1901360)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) alpha-amino acid metabolic process (GO:1901605)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular amide metabolic process (GO:0043603)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular modified amino acid metabolic process (GO:0006575)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) coenzyme metabolic process (GO:0006732)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) pteridine-containing compound metabolic process (GO:0042558)
folic acid metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) vitamin metabolic process (GO:0006766)
folic acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  dicarboxylic acid metabolic process (GO:0043648)
folic acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  folic acid-containing compound metabolic process (GO:0006760)
folic acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  water-soluble vitamin metabolic process (GO:0006767)
Children of folic acid metabolic process (GO:0046655)
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folic acid biosynthetic process (GO:0046656) [is_a relation] is_a  folic acid metabolic process
folic acid catabolic process (GO:0046657) [is_a relation] is_a  folic acid metabolic process