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Term Information

Accession
GO:0046469
Name
platelet activating factor metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
PAF metabolic process, PAF metabolism, platelet activating factor metabolism
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving platelet activating factor, 1-O-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycerol 3-phosphocholine, where alkyl = hexadecyl or octadecyl. Platelet activating factor is an inflammatory mediator released from a variety of cells in response to various stimuli. Source: ISBN:0198547684
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0046469 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of platelet activating factor metabolic process (GO:0046469)
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platelet activating factor metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  glycerophospholipid metabolic process (GO:0006650)
platelet activating factor metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  ether lipid metabolic process (GO:0046485)
platelet activating factor metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  organonitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:1901564)
Children of platelet activating factor metabolic process (GO:0046469)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
platelet activating factor catabolic process (GO:0062234) [is_a relation] is_a  platelet activating factor metabolic process
platelet activating factor biosynthetic process (GO:0006663) [is_a relation] is_a  platelet activating factor metabolic process
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