Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006072 - glycerol-3-phosphate metabolic process

Synonyms: glycerol-3-phosphate metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving glycerol-3-phosphate, a phosphoric monoester of glycerol.

Parent Classes:
GO:0052646 - alditol phosphate metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0046167 - glycerol-3-phosphate biosynthetic process (1),
GO:0046168 - glycerol-3-phosphate catabolic process (6)

Term Members:
anaerobic glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase subunit B (glpB),
anaerobic glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase subunit A (glpA),
glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (gpsA),

Unification Links: GO:0006072

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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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