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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 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 (12),
GO:0061610 - glycerol to glycerone phosphate metabolic process (1)

Term Members:
GldA,
GlpE,
fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase (yggF),
fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase II (glpX),
GlpD,
DhaR DNA-binding transcriptional dual regulator,
dihydroxyacetone kinase subunit K (dhaK),
dihydroxyacetone kinase subunit L (dhaL),
dihydroxyacetone kinase subunit M and protein-acetyllysine deacetylase (dhaM),
GlpR DNA-binding transcriptional repressor,
glycerol-3-phosphate:phosphate antiporter (glpT),
GlpK,
GlpQ,
glycerophosphodiester phosphodiesterase, cytosolic (ugpQ)

Unification Links: GO:0006071

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:GLYCEROLMETAB-PWY


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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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