Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0046100 - hypoxanthine metabolic process

Synonyms: hypoxanthine metabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving hypoxanthine, 6-hydroxy purine, an intermediate in the degradation of adenylate. Its ribonucleoside is known as inosine and its ribonucleotide as inosinate.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006144 - purine nucleobase metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0009114 - hypoxanthine catabolic process (3),
GO:0046101 - hypoxanthine biosynthetic process (3)

Term Members:
hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase (hpt)

Unification Links: GO:0046100

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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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