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Term Information

Accession
GO:0046937
Name
phytochelatin metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
phytochelatin metabolism, cadystin metabolic process, cadystin metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving phytochelatins, any of a group of peptides that bind metals (Cd, Zn, Cu, Pb, Hg) in thiolate coordination complexes. The structure is of the type (gamma-glutamyl-cysteinyl)n-glycine, where n is 2 to 11. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0046937 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of phytochelatin metabolic process (GO:0046937)
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phytochelatin metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  peptide metabolic process (GO:0006518)
phytochelatin metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  secondary metabolic process (GO:0019748)
Children of phytochelatin metabolic process (GO:0046937)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
phytochelatin-metal complex formation (GO:0090423) [is_a relation] is_a  phytochelatin metabolic process
phytochelatin biosynthetic process (GO:0046938) [is_a relation] is_a  phytochelatin metabolic process
phytochelatin-metal-sulfur complex formation (GO:0090424) [is_a relation] is_a  phytochelatin metabolic process
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