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Accession
GO:0042359
Name
vitamin D metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
vitamin D metabolism, calciferol metabolic process, calciferol metabolism, cholecalciferol metabolic process, cholecalciferol metabolism, ergocalciferol metabolic process, ergocalciferol metabolism
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving vitamin D, any of a group of related, fat-soluble compounds that are derived from delta-5,7 steroids and play a central role in calcium metabolism. Specific forms of vitamin D include calciferol (ergocalciferol; vitamin D2) and cholecalciferol (calciol; vitamin D3). Source: ISBN:0471331309, GOC:mah
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Parents of vitamin D metabolic process (GO:0042359)
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vitamin D metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  steroid metabolic process (GO:0008202)
vitamin D metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  organic hydroxy compound metabolic process (GO:1901615)
vitamin D metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  fat-soluble vitamin metabolic process (GO:0006775)
Children of vitamin D metabolic process (GO:0042359)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
vitamin D2 metabolic process (GO:0070639) [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin D metabolic process
vitamin D biosynthetic process (GO:0042368) [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin D metabolic process
vitamin D3 metabolic process (GO:0070640) [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin D metabolic process
vitamin D5 metabolic process (GO:0070642) [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin D metabolic process
vitamin D4 metabolic process (GO:0070641) [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin D metabolic process
vitamin D catabolic process (GO:0042369) [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin D metabolic process
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