MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006776 - vitamin A metabolic process

Synonyms: vitamin A metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving any of the vitamin A compounds, retinol, retinal (retinaldehyde) and retinoic acid, all of which are derivatives of beta-carotene.

Parent Classes:
GO:0001523 - retinoid metabolic process,
GO:0006775 - fat-soluble vitamin metabolic process

Term Members:
retinaldehyde-binding protein 1 (RLBP1),
retinal dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH1A2),
retinoid isomerohydrolase (RPE65),
cellular retinol-binding protein 2 (RBP2),
cellular retinol-binding protein 1 (RBP1)

Unification Links: GO:0006776

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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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