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Accession
GO:0008204
Name
ergosterol metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
ergosterol metabolism
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving ergosterol, (22E)-ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3-beta-ol, a sterol found in ergot, yeast and moulds. It is the most important of the D provitamins and is converted to vitamin D2 on irradiation with UV light. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0008204 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of ergosterol metabolic process (GO:0008204)
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ergosterol metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  secondary alcohol metabolic process (GO:1902652)
ergosterol metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular alcohol metabolic process (GO:0044107)
ergosterol metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  sterol metabolic process (GO:0016125)
ergosterol metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular lipid metabolic process (GO:0044255)
ergosterol metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  phytosteroid metabolic process (GO:0016128)
Children of ergosterol metabolic process (GO:0008204)
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ergosterol biosynthetic process (GO:0006696) [is_a relation] is_a  ergosterol metabolic process
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