Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006082 - organic acid metabolic process

Synonyms: organic acid metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving organic acids, any acidic compound containing carbon in covalent linkage.

Parent Classes:
GO:0044237 - cellular metabolic process,
GO:0044281 - small molecule metabolic process,
GO:0044763 - single-organism cellular process,
GO:0071704 - organic substance metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0009439 - cyanate metabolic process (3),
GO:0016053 - organic acid biosynthetic process (210),
GO:0016054 - organic acid catabolic process (166),
GO:0031388 - organic acid phosphorylation (2),
GO:0043436 - oxoacid metabolic process (544)

Term Members:
propionate kinase (tdcD),
acetate kinase (ackA)

Unification Links: GO:0006082

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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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