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GO term:N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process
Synonym: N-acetylglucosamine metabolism
GO id:GO:0006044
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving N-acetylglucosamine. The D isomer is a common structural unit of glycoproteins in plants, bacteria and animals; it is often the terminal sugar of an oligosaccharide group of a glycoprotein.
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship

                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-acarbohydrate derivative metabolic process
                                        is-aamino sugar metabolic process
                                                is-aglucosamine-containing compound metabolic process
                                                        is-achitin metabolic process +
                                                        is-aglucosamine metabolic process +
                                                        is-aglucosamine-containing compound biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aglucosamine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                        is-aN-acetylglucosamine metabolic process [GO:0006044] (14 genes, 17 annotations)
                                                                is-aN-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process
                                                                is-aN-acetylglucosamine catabolic process

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