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MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006071 - glycerol metabolic process

Synonyms: glycerol metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving glycerol, 1,2,3-propanetriol, a sweet, hygroscopic, viscous liquid, widely distributed in nature as a constituent of many lipids.

Parent Classes:
GO:0019400 - alditol metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0019563 - glycerol catabolic process (11)

Term Members:
GlpK ,
GlpD ,
GlpQ ,
fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase II (glpX) ,
fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase (yggF) ,
dihydroxyacetone kinase subunit L (dhaL) ,
dihydroxyacetone kinase subunit K (dhaK) ,
dihydroxyacetone kinase subunit M (dhaM) ,
GldA ,
GlpE ,
glycerophosphodiester phosphodiesterase, cytosolic (ugpQ) ,
glycerol-3-phosphate:phosphate antiporter (glpT)

Unification Links: GO:0006071


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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