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.
GO:0006144 - purine nucleobase metabolic process
hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase (hpt)
Unification Links: GO:0046100
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