Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0046401 - lipopolysaccharide core region metabolic process

Synonyms: lipopolysaccharide core region metabolism, LPS core region metabolic process

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of the core region of bacterial lipopolysaccharides, which contains ten saccharide residues. The structure of this core oligosaccharide appears to be similar in closely related bacterial strains.

Parent Classes:
GO:0009311 - oligosaccharide metabolic process

Part Of:
GO:0008653 - lipopolysaccharide metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0009244 - lipopolysaccharide core region biosynthetic process (21)

Unification Links: GO:0046401

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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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