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GO term:vitamin A metabolic process
Synonym: vitamin A metabolism
GO id:GO:0006776
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving any of the vitamin A compounds, retinol, retinal (retinaldehyde) and retinoic acid, all of which are derivatives of beta-carotene.
Number of paths to term: 10

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


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                        is-aisoprenoid metabolic process
                                                is-aterpenoid metabolic process
                                                        is-aditerpenoid metabolic process
                                                                is-aretinoid metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinal metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aretinol metabolic process
                                                                        is-avitamin A metabolic process [GO:0006776] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                                                regulatesregulation of vitamin A metabolic process
                                                                                is-avitamin A biosynthetic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                        is-aisoprenoid metabolic process
                                                is-aterpenoid metabolic process
                                                        is-aditerpenoid metabolic process
                                                                is-aretinoid metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinal metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aretinol metabolic process
                                                                        is-avitamin A metabolic process [GO:0006776] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                                                regulatesregulation of vitamin A metabolic process
                                                                                is-avitamin A biosynthetic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                        is-aisoprenoid metabolic process
                                                is-aterpenoid metabolic process
                                                        is-aditerpenoid metabolic process
                                                                is-aretinoid metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinal metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aretinol metabolic process
                                                                        is-avitamin A metabolic process [GO:0006776] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                                                regulatesregulation of vitamin A metabolic process
                                                                                is-avitamin A biosynthetic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-alipid metabolic process
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                                is-aisoprenoid metabolic process
                                                        is-aterpenoid metabolic process
                                                                is-aditerpenoid metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinoid metabolic process
                                                                                is-aretinal metabolic process
                                                                                is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-aretinol metabolic process
                                                                                is-avitamin A metabolic process [GO:0006776] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                                                        regulatesregulation of vitamin A metabolic process
                                                                                        is-avitamin A biosynthetic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aprimary metabolic process
                                is-alipid metabolic process
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                                is-aisoprenoid metabolic process
                                                        is-aterpenoid metabolic process
                                                                is-aditerpenoid metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinoid metabolic process
                                                                                is-aretinal metabolic process
                                                                                is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-aretinol metabolic process
                                                                                is-avitamin A metabolic process [GO:0006776] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                                                        regulatesregulation of vitamin A metabolic process
                                                                                        is-avitamin A biosynthetic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-alipid metabolic process
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                                is-aisoprenoid metabolic process
                                                        is-aterpenoid metabolic process
                                                                is-aditerpenoid metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinoid metabolic process
                                                                                is-aretinal metabolic process
                                                                                is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-aretinol metabolic process
                                                                                is-avitamin A metabolic process [GO:0006776] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                                                        regulatesregulation of vitamin A metabolic process
                                                                                        is-avitamin A biosynthetic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process
                                        is-avitamin metabolic process
                                                is-afat-soluble vitamin metabolic process
                                                        is-afat-soluble vitamin biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-afat-soluble vitamin catabolic process +
                                                        is-avitamin A metabolic process [GO:0006776] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                                regulatesregulation of vitamin A metabolic process
                                                                is-avitamin A biosynthetic process
                                                        is-avitamin D metabolic process +
                                                        is-avitamin E metabolic process +
                                                        is-avitamin K metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                        is-aisoprenoid metabolic process
                                                is-aterpenoid metabolic process
                                                        is-aditerpenoid metabolic process
                                                                is-aretinoid metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinal metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                                                        is-aretinol metabolic process
                                                                        is-avitamin A metabolic process [GO:0006776] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                                                regulatesregulation of vitamin A metabolic process
                                                                                is-avitamin A biosynthetic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-alipid metabolic process
                                        is-acellular lipid metabolic process
                                                is-aisoprenoid metabolic process
                                                        is-aterpenoid metabolic process
                                                                is-aditerpenoid metabolic process
                                                                        is-aretinoid metabolic process
                                                                                is-aretinal metabolic process
                                                                                is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                                                                is-aretinol metabolic process
                                                                                is-avitamin A metabolic process [GO:0006776] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                                                        regulatesregulation of vitamin A metabolic process
                                                                                        is-avitamin A biosynthetic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process
                                        is-avitamin metabolic process
                                                is-afat-soluble vitamin metabolic process
                                                        is-afat-soluble vitamin biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-afat-soluble vitamin catabolic process +
                                                        is-avitamin A metabolic process [GO:0006776] (3 genes, 4 annotations)
                                                                regulatesregulation of vitamin A metabolic process
                                                                is-avitamin A biosynthetic process
                                                        is-avitamin D metabolic process +
                                                        is-avitamin E metabolic process +
                                                        is-avitamin K metabolic process +


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