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Term Information

Accession
GO:0006684
Name
sphingomyelin metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
sphingomyelin metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving sphingomyelin, N-acyl-4-sphingenyl-1-O-phosphorylcholine, any of a class of phospholipids in which the amino group of sphingosine is in amide linkage with one of several fatty acids, while the terminal hydroxyl group of sphingosine is esterified to phosphorylcholine. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0006684 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of sphingomyelin metabolic process (GO:0006684)
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sphingomyelin metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  phospholipid metabolic process (GO:0006644)
sphingomyelin metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular amide metabolic process (GO:0043603)
sphingomyelin metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  sphingolipid metabolic process (GO:0006665)
Children of sphingomyelin metabolic process (GO:0006684)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
sphingomyelin biosynthetic process (GO:0006686) [is_a relation] is_a  sphingomyelin metabolic process
sphingomyelin catabolic process (GO:0006685) [is_a relation] is_a  sphingomyelin metabolic process
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