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GO term:glucose metabolic process
Synonym: cellular glucose metabolic process
Synonym: glucose metabolism
GO id:GO:0006006
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving glucose, the aldohexose gluco-hexose. D-glucose is dextrorotatory and is sometimes known as dextrose; it is an important source of energy for living organisms and is found free as well as combined in homo- and hetero-oligosaccharides and polysaccharides.
Number of paths to term: 4

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part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-acarbohydrate metabolic process
                                        is-asingle-organism carbohydrate metabolic process
                                                is-amonosaccharide metabolic process
                                                        is-ahexose metabolic process
                                                                is-aallose metabolic process +
                                                                is-afructose metabolic process +
                                                                is-afucose metabolic process +
                                                                is-agalactose metabolic process +
                                                                is-aglucose metabolic process [GO:0006006] (172 genes, 237 annotations)
                                                                        is-agluconeogenesis +
                                                                        is-aglucose catabolic process +
                                                                        is-aglycolytic fermentation +
                                                                        is-anon-phosphorylated glucose metabolic process +
                                                                        is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from glucose
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of glucose metabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of glucose metabolic process +
                                                                is-ahexose biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-ahexose catabolic process +
                                                                is-amannose metabolic process +
                                                                is-arhamnose metabolic process +
                                                                is-asorbose metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aprimary metabolic process
                                is-acarbohydrate metabolic process
                                        is-asingle-organism carbohydrate metabolic process
                                                is-amonosaccharide metabolic process
                                                        is-ahexose metabolic process
                                                                is-aallose metabolic process +
                                                                is-afructose metabolic process +
                                                                is-afucose metabolic process +
                                                                is-agalactose metabolic process +
                                                                is-aglucose metabolic process [GO:0006006] (172 genes, 237 annotations)
                                                                        is-agluconeogenesis +
                                                                        is-aglucose catabolic process +
                                                                        is-aglycolytic fermentation +
                                                                        is-anon-phosphorylated glucose metabolic process +
                                                                        is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from glucose
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of glucose metabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of glucose metabolic process +
                                                                is-ahexose biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-ahexose catabolic process +
                                                                is-amannose metabolic process +
                                                                is-arhamnose metabolic process +
                                                                is-asorbose metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asingle-organism carbohydrate metabolic process
                                        is-amonosaccharide metabolic process
                                                is-ahexose metabolic process
                                                        is-aallose metabolic process +
                                                        is-afructose metabolic process +
                                                        is-afucose metabolic process +
                                                        is-agalactose metabolic process +
                                                        is-aglucose metabolic process [GO:0006006] (172 genes, 237 annotations)
                                                                is-agluconeogenesis +
                                                                is-aglucose catabolic process +
                                                                is-aglycolytic fermentation +
                                                                is-anon-phosphorylated glucose metabolic process +
                                                                is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from glucose
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of glucose metabolic process +
                                                                regulatesregulation of glucose metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahexose biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-ahexose catabolic process +
                                                        is-amannose metabolic process +
                                                        is-arhamnose metabolic process +
                                                        is-asorbose metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asingle-organism carbohydrate metabolic process
                                        is-amonosaccharide metabolic process
                                                is-ahexose metabolic process
                                                        is-aallose metabolic process +
                                                        is-afructose metabolic process +
                                                        is-afucose metabolic process +
                                                        is-agalactose metabolic process +
                                                        is-aglucose metabolic process [GO:0006006] (172 genes, 237 annotations)
                                                                is-agluconeogenesis +
                                                                is-aglucose catabolic process +
                                                                is-aglycolytic fermentation +
                                                                is-anon-phosphorylated glucose metabolic process +
                                                                is-apoly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthetic process from glucose
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of glucose metabolic process +
                                                                regulatesregulation of glucose metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahexose biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-ahexose catabolic process +
                                                        is-amannose metabolic process +
                                                        is-arhamnose metabolic process +
                                                        is-asorbose metabolic process +


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