Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006644 - phospholipid metabolic process

Synonyms: phospholipid metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving phospholipids, any lipid containing phosphoric acid as a mono- or diester.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006796 - phosphate-containing compound metabolic process,
GO:0019637 - organophosphate metabolic process,
GO:0044255 - cellular lipid metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006650 - glycerophospholipid metabolic process (18),
GO:0008654 - phospholipid biosynthetic process (57),
GO:0009395 - phospholipid catabolic process (4),
GO:0033383 - geranyl diphosphate metabolic process (1),
GO:0036103 - Kdo2-lipid A metabolic process (4),
GO:0036107 - 4-amino-4-deoxy-alpha-L-arabinopyranosyl undecaprenyl phosphate metabolic process (2),
GO:0045338 - farnesyl diphosphate metabolic process (1),
GO:0046490 - isopentenyl diphosphate metabolic process (7),
GO:0046493 - lipid A metabolic process (22),
GO:0050993 - dimethylallyl diphosphate metabolic process (2)

Term Members:
fatty acid/phospholipid synthesis protein (plsX),
conserved inner membrane protein (ygiH)

Unification Links: GO:0006644

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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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