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Term Information

Accession
GO:0052698
Name
ergothioneine metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
(2S)-3-(2-mercapto-1H-imidazol-5-yl)-2-(trimethylazaniumyl)propanoate metabolic process, 2-mercaptoergothioneine trimethylbetaine metabolic process, 2-mercaptoergothioneine trimethylbetaine metabolism, ergothioneine metabolism
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving ergothioneine, a naturally occurring metabolite of histidine with antioxidant properties. Source: Wikipedia:Ergothioneine
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0052698 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of ergothioneine metabolic process (GO:0052698)
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ergothioneine metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  sulfur amino acid metabolic process (GO:0000096)
ergothioneine metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  amino-acid betaine metabolic process (GO:0006577)
ergothioneine metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular modified histidine metabolic process (GO:0052701)
Children of ergothioneine metabolic process (GO:0052698)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
ergothioneine biosynthetic process (GO:0052699) [is_a relation] is_a  ergothioneine metabolic process
ergothioneine catabolic process (GO:0052700) [is_a relation] is_a  ergothioneine metabolic process
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