Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006163 - purine nucleotide metabolic process

Synonyms: purine nucleotide metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving a purine nucleotide, a compound consisting of nucleoside (a purine base linked to a deoxyribose or ribose sugar) esterified with a phosphate group at either the 3' or 5'-hydroxyl group of the sugar.

Parent Classes:
GO:0009117 - nucleotide metabolic process,
GO:0072521 - purine-containing compound metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006164 - purine nucleotide biosynthetic process (46),
GO:0006195 - purine nucleotide catabolic process (3),
GO:0009150 - purine ribonucleotide metabolic process (77),
GO:0009151 - purine deoxyribonucleotide metabolic process (2),
GO:0015950 - purine nucleotide interconversion (3)

Term Members:
adenylosuccinate lyase (purB),

Unification Links: GO:0006163

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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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