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Accession
GO:0006778
Name
porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
porphyrin metabolic process, porphyrin metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving any member of a large group of derivatives or analogs of porphyrin. Porphyrins consists of a ring of four pyrrole nuclei linked each to the next at their alpha positions through a methine group. Source: ISBN:0198506732, Wikipedia:Porphyrin#Natural_formation, GOC:jl
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History
See term history for GO:0006778 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process (GO:0006778)
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porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  tetrapyrrole metabolic process (GO:0033013)
Children of porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process (GO:0006778)
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porphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process (GO:0006779) [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process
heme metabolic process (GO:0042168) [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process
uroporphyrinogen III metabolic process (GO:0046502) [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process
porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process (GO:0006787) [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process (GO:0046501) [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process
chlorophyll metabolic process (GO:0015994) [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process
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