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Term Information

Accession
GO:0006030
Name
chitin metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process, beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine metabolism, chitin metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of beta-(1->4)-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues. Source: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0006030 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of chitin metabolic process (GO:0006030)
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chitin metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  glucosamine-containing compound metabolic process (GO:1901071)
chitin metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  aminoglycan metabolic process (GO:0006022)
Children of chitin metabolic process (GO:0006030)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
regulation of chitin metabolic process (GO:0032882) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  chitin metabolic process
cell wall chitin metabolic process (GO:0006037) [is_a relation] is_a  chitin metabolic process
chitin biosynthetic process (GO:0006031) [is_a relation] is_a  chitin metabolic process
chitin catabolic process (GO:0006032) [is_a relation] is_a  chitin metabolic process
cuticle chitin metabolic process (GO:0006034) [is_a relation] is_a  chitin metabolic process
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