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GO term:porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process
Synonym: porphyrin metabolic process
Synonym: porphyrin metabolism
GO id:GO:0006778
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving any member of a large group of derivatives or analogs of porphyrin. Porphyrins consists of a ring of four pyrrole nuclei linked each to the next at their alpha positions through a methine group.
Number of paths to term: 9

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 aromatic compound metabolic process
                                        is-atetrapyrrole metabolic process
                                                is-acobalamin metabolic process +
                                                is-acorrin metabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-anickel-tetrapyrrole coenzyme metabolic process +
                                                is-aphytochromobilin metabolic process +
                                                is-aporphyrin-containing compound metabolic process [GO:0006778] (37 genes, 70 annotations)
                                                        is-achlorophyll metabolic process +
                                                        is-aheme metabolic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                        is-aprotoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process +
                                                        is-auroporphyrinogen III metabolic process +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole biosynthetic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acofactor metabolic process
                                        is-abacillithiol metabolic process +
                                        is-abiotin metabolic process +
                                        is-acoenzyme metabolic process +
                                        is-acofactor biosynthetic process +
                                        is-acofactor catabolic process +
                                        is-acorrin metabolic process +
                                        is-adihydrolipoamide metabolic process
                                        is-airon-sulfur-molybdenum cofactor metabolic process +
                                        is-amycothiol metabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cofactor metabolic process +
                                        is-aphytochromobilin metabolic process +
                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound metabolic process [GO:0006778] (37 genes, 70 annotations)
                                                is-achlorophyll metabolic process +
                                                is-aheme metabolic process +
                                                is-aporphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process +
                                                is-aporphyrin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aprotoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process +
                                                is-auroporphyrinogen III metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cofactor metabolic process +
                                        is-aprosthetic group metabolic process +
                                        is-apyridoxal phosphate metabolic process +
                                        is-aquinone metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of cofactor metabolic process +
                                        is-asiderophore metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aheterocycle metabolic process
                                        is-atetrapyrrole metabolic process
                                                is-acobalamin metabolic process +
                                                is-acorrin metabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-anickel-tetrapyrrole coenzyme metabolic process +
                                                is-aphytochromobilin metabolic process +
                                                is-aporphyrin-containing compound metabolic process [GO:0006778] (37 genes, 70 annotations)
                                                        is-achlorophyll metabolic process +
                                                        is-aheme metabolic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                        is-aprotoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process +
                                                        is-auroporphyrinogen III metabolic process +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole biosynthetic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular aromatic compound metabolic process
                                        is-atetrapyrrole metabolic process
                                                is-acobalamin metabolic process +
                                                is-acorrin metabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-anickel-tetrapyrrole coenzyme metabolic process +
                                                is-aphytochromobilin metabolic process +
                                                is-aporphyrin-containing compound metabolic process [GO:0006778] (37 genes, 70 annotations)
                                                        is-achlorophyll metabolic process +
                                                        is-aheme metabolic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                        is-aprotoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process +
                                                        is-auroporphyrinogen III metabolic process +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole biosynthetic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acofactor metabolic process
                                        is-abacillithiol metabolic process +
                                        is-abiotin metabolic process +
                                        is-acoenzyme metabolic process +
                                        is-acofactor biosynthetic process +
                                        is-acofactor catabolic process +
                                        is-acorrin metabolic process +
                                        is-adihydrolipoamide metabolic process
                                        is-airon-sulfur-molybdenum cofactor metabolic process +
                                        is-amycothiol metabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cofactor metabolic process +
                                        is-aphytochromobilin metabolic process +
                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound metabolic process [GO:0006778] (37 genes, 70 annotations)
                                                is-achlorophyll metabolic process +
                                                is-aheme metabolic process +
                                                is-aporphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process +
                                                is-aporphyrin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aprotoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process +
                                                is-auroporphyrinogen III metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of cofactor metabolic process +
                                        is-aprosthetic group metabolic process +
                                        is-apyridoxal phosphate metabolic process +
                                        is-aquinone metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of cofactor metabolic process +
                                        is-asiderophore metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aheterocycle metabolic process
                                        is-atetrapyrrole metabolic process
                                                is-acobalamin metabolic process +
                                                is-acorrin metabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-anickel-tetrapyrrole coenzyme metabolic process +
                                                is-aphytochromobilin metabolic process +
                                                is-aporphyrin-containing compound metabolic process [GO:0006778] (37 genes, 70 annotations)
                                                        is-achlorophyll metabolic process +
                                                        is-aheme metabolic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                        is-aprotoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process +
                                                        is-auroporphyrinogen III metabolic process +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole biosynthetic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-atetrapyrrole metabolic process
                                                is-acobalamin metabolic process +
                                                is-acorrin metabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-anickel-tetrapyrrole coenzyme metabolic process +
                                                is-aphytochromobilin metabolic process +
                                                is-aporphyrin-containing compound metabolic process [GO:0006778] (37 genes, 70 annotations)
                                                        is-achlorophyll metabolic process +
                                                        is-aheme metabolic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                        is-aprotoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process +
                                                        is-auroporphyrinogen III metabolic process +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole biosynthetic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganic cyclic compound metabolic process
                                        is-atetrapyrrole metabolic process
                                                is-acobalamin metabolic process +
                                                is-acorrin metabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-anickel-tetrapyrrole coenzyme metabolic process +
                                                is-aphytochromobilin metabolic process +
                                                is-aporphyrin-containing compound metabolic process [GO:0006778] (37 genes, 70 annotations)
                                                        is-achlorophyll metabolic process +
                                                        is-aheme metabolic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                        is-aprotoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process +
                                                        is-auroporphyrinogen III metabolic process +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole biosynthetic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-atetrapyrrole metabolic process
                                                is-acobalamin metabolic process +
                                                is-acorrin metabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-anickel-tetrapyrrole coenzyme metabolic process +
                                                is-aphytochromobilin metabolic process +
                                                is-aporphyrin-containing compound metabolic process [GO:0006778] (37 genes, 70 annotations)
                                                        is-achlorophyll metabolic process +
                                                        is-aheme metabolic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-aporphyrin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                        is-aprotoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process +
                                                        is-auroporphyrinogen III metabolic process +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole biosynthetic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +


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