Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0019634 - organic phosphonate metabolic process

Synonyms: phosphonate metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving phosphonates, any organic compounds containing one or more C-PO(OH)2 or C-PO(OR)2 (with R=alkyl, aryl) groups. Metabolism of phosphonic acid itself, an inorganic compound without the biochemically relevant C-P bond, is not included.

Parent Classes:
GO:0019637 - organophosphate metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0019700 - organic phosphonate catabolic process (8) ,
GO:0033051 - aminophosphonate metabolic process (1)

Term Members:
PhnI subunit of methylphosphonate degradation complex ,
PhnH subunit of methylphosphonate degradation complex ,
PhnG subunit of methylphosphonate degradation complex ,
ribose 1,5-bisphosphokinase (phnN)

Unification Links: GO:0019634

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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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