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Accession
GO:0019852
Name
L-ascorbic acid metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
L-ascorbic acid metabolism, ascorbate metabolic process, ascorbate metabolism, vitamin C metabolic process, vitamin C metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving L-ascorbic acid, (2R)-2-[(1S)-1,2-dihydroxyethyl]-4-hydroxy-5-oxo-2,5-dihydrofuran-3-olate; L-ascorbic acid is vitamin C and has co-factor and anti-oxidant activities in many species. Source: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0019852 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of L-ascorbic acid metabolic process (GO:0019852)
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L-ascorbic acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  monosaccharide metabolic process (GO:0005996)
L-ascorbic acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  carboxylic acid metabolic process (GO:0019752)
L-ascorbic acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  water-soluble vitamin metabolic process (GO:0006767)
L-ascorbic acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  lactone metabolic process (GO:1901334)
Children of L-ascorbic acid metabolic process (GO:0019852)
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L-ascorbic acid biosynthetic process (GO:0019853) [is_a relation] is_a  L-ascorbic acid metabolic process
ascorbate glutathione cycle (GO:0033355) [is_a relation] is_a  L-ascorbic acid metabolic process
L-ascorbic acid catabolic process (GO:0019854) [is_a relation] is_a  L-ascorbic acid metabolic process
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