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Term Information

Accession
GO:0006012
Name
galactose metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
galactose metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving galactose, the aldohexose galacto-hexose. D-galactose is widely distributed in combined form in plants, animals and microorganisms as a constituent of oligo- and polysaccharides; it also occurs in galactolipids and as its glucoside in lactose and melibiose. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0006012 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of galactose metabolic process (GO:0006012)
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galactose metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  hexose metabolic process (GO:0019318)
Children of galactose metabolic process (GO:0006012)
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galactose to glucose-1-phosphate metabolic process (GO:0061612) [is_a relation] is_a  galactose metabolic process
beta-D-galactofuranose metabolic process (GO:1901356) [is_a relation] is_a  galactose metabolic process
galactose biosynthetic process (GO:0046369) [is_a relation] is_a  galactose metabolic process
galactose catabolic process (GO:0019388) [is_a relation] is_a  galactose metabolic process
Wikipedia
Galactose