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Term Information

Accession
GO:0009448
Name
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
4-aminobutanoate metabolic process, 4-aminobutanoate metabolism, 4-aminobutyrate metabolic process, 4-aminobutyrate metabolism, GABA metabolic process, GABA metabolism, gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolism
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA, 4-aminobutyrate), an amino acid which acts as a neurotransmitter in some organisms. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
See also the biological process term 'neurotransmitter metabolic process ; GO:0042133'.
History
See term history for GO:0009448 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process (GO:0009448)
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gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular amino acid metabolic process (GO:0006520)
gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  monocarboxylic acid metabolic process (GO:0032787)
Children of gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process (GO:0009448)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
gamma-aminobutyric acid biosynthetic process (GO:0009449) [is_a relation] is_a  gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process
gamma-aminobutyric acid catabolic process (GO:0009450) [is_a relation] is_a  gamma-aminobutyric acid metabolic process
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