Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0046655 - folic acid metabolic process

Synonyms: folate metabolic process, folate metabolism, folic acid metabolism, vitamin B9 metabolic process, vitamin B9 metabolism, vitamin M metabolic process, vitamin M metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving folic acid, pteroylglutamic acid. Folic acid is widely distributed as a member of the vitamin B complex and is essential for the synthesis of purine and pyrimidines.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006767 - water-soluble vitamin metabolic process,
GO:0006760 - folic acid-containing compound metabolic process,
GO:0043648 - dicarboxylic acid metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0046656 - folic acid biosynthetic process (10),
GO:0046657 - folic acid catabolic process (2)

Unification Links: GO:0046655

Relationship Links: Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_11167, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_29358, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_30259, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_30881, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_31379, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_34693, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_36785, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_62805, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_86332, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_93230, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_94762, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_94877, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_100874, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_101254, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_101455, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_102698, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_102968, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_102980, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_107303, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_108321, Reactome:RELATED-TO:REACT_108536

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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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