Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009311 - oligosaccharide metabolic process

Synonyms: oligosaccharide metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving oligosaccharides, molecules with between two and (about) 20 monosaccharide residues connected by glycosidic linkages.

Parent Classes:
GO:0044723 - single-organism carbohydrate metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0005984 - disaccharide metabolic process (15),
GO:0009312 - oligosaccharide biosynthetic process (45),
GO:0009313 - oligosaccharide catabolic process (10),
GO:0046401 - lipopolysaccharide core region metabolic process (21),
GO:0051691 - cellular oligosaccharide metabolic process (3),
GO:1901269 - lipooligosaccharide metabolic process (23)

Term Members:
protein required for succinyl modification of osmoregulated periplasmic glucans (opgC)

Unification Links: GO:0009311

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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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