Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0019318 - hexose metabolic process

Synonyms: hexose metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving a hexose, any monosaccharide with a chain of six carbon atoms in the molecule.

Parent Classes:
GO:0005996 - monosaccharide metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006000 - fructose metabolic process (4),
GO:0006004 - fucose metabolic process (9),
GO:0006006 - glucose metabolic process (28),
GO:0006012 - galactose metabolic process (7),
GO:0006013 - mannose metabolic process (2),
GO:0019299 - rhamnose metabolic process (8),
GO:0019313 - allose metabolic process (3),
GO:0019319 - hexose biosynthetic process (12),
GO:0019320 - hexose catabolic process (26)

Term Members:
galactose-1-epimerase (galM),
manno(fructo)kinase (mak)

Unification Links: GO:0019318

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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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