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Accession
GO:0008291
Name
acetylcholine metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
acetylcholine metabolism
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving acetylcholine, the acetic acid ester of the organic base choline. Acetylcholine is a major neurotransmitter and neuromodulator both in the central and peripheral nervous systems. It also acts as a paracrine signal in various non-neural tissues. Source: ISBN:0192800752, GOC:jl, GOC:nln
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0008291 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of acetylcholine metabolic process (GO:0008291)
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acetylcholine metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  acetate ester metabolic process (GO:1900619)
acetylcholine metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0006807)
acetylcholine metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter metabolic process (GO:0042133)
Children of acetylcholine metabolic process (GO:0008291)
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positive regulation of acetylcholine metabolic process (GO:0060409) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  acetylcholine metabolic process
negative regulation of acetylcholine metabolic process (GO:0060410) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  acetylcholine metabolic process
regulation of acetylcholine metabolic process (GO:0060408) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  acetylcholine metabolic process
acetylcholine catabolic process (GO:0006581) [is_a relation] is_a  acetylcholine metabolic process
acetylcholine biosynthetic process (GO:0008292) [is_a relation] is_a  acetylcholine metabolic process
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