Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006040 - amino sugar metabolic process

Synonyms: amino sugar metabolism, aminosaccharide metabolic process, aminosaccharide metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving any amino sugar, sugars containing an amino group in place of a hydroxyl group.

Parent Classes:
GO:1901135 - carbohydrate derivative metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006047 - UDP-N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process (5),
GO:0006050 - mannosamine metabolic process (2),
GO:0006054 - N-acetylneuraminate metabolic process (5),
GO:0019276 - UDP-N-acetylgalactosamine metabolic process (1),
GO:0030389 - fructosamine metabolic process (1),
GO:0046348 - amino sugar catabolic process (10),
GO:0046349 - amino sugar biosynthetic process (5),
GO:0097172 - N-acetylmuramic acid metabolic process (2),
GO:1901071 - glucosamine-containing compound metabolic process (7)

Term Members:
N-acetylmuramic acid 6-phosphate etherase (murQ),
anhydro-N-acetylmuramic acid kinase (anmK)

Unification Links: GO:0006040

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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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