Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006014 - D-ribose metabolic process

Synonyms: D-ribose metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving D-ribose (ribo-pentose). As beta-D-ribofuranose, D-ribose forms the glycose group of all ribonucleosides, ribonucleotides and ribonucleic acids, and also of ribose phosphates, various glycosides, some coenzymes and some forms of vitamin B12.

Parent Classes:
GO:0019321 - pentose metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0019303 - D-ribose catabolic process (2)

Term Members:
ribokinase (rbsK),
predicted kinase (ydjH),
predicted kinase (yegV),
6-deoxy-6-sulfofructose kinase (yihV),
ribose-5-phosphate isomerase A (rpiA)

Unification Links: GO:0006014

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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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