Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0005977 - glycogen metabolic process

Synonyms: glycogen metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving glycogen, a polydisperse, highly branched glucan composed of chains of D-glucose residues in alpha-(1->4) glycosidic linkage, joined together by alpha-(1->6) glycosidic linkages.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006073 - cellular glucan metabolic process,
GO:0006112 - energy reserve metabolic process,
GO:0044723 - single-organism carbohydrate metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0005978 - glycogen biosynthetic process (5),
GO:0005980 - glycogen catabolic process (3)

Term Members:
amylomaltase (malQ),
1,4-α-glucan branching enzyme (glgB),
limit dextrin α-1,6-glucohydrolase (glgX)

Unification Links: GO:0005977

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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