Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006054 - N-acetylneuraminate metabolic process

Synonyms: N-acetylneuraminate metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving N-acetylneuraminate, the anion of 5-(acetylamino)-3,5-dideoxy-D-glycero-D-galacto-non-3-ulosonic acid.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006040 - amino sugar metabolic process,
GO:0019752 - carboxylic acid metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0019262 - N-acetylneuraminate catabolic process (5)

Unification Links: GO:0006054

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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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