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GO term:sulfur compound metabolic process
Synonym: sulfur metabolism
Synonym: sulphur metabolic process
Synonym: sulphur metabolism
GO id:GO:0006790
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving the nonmetallic element sulfur or compounds that contain sulfur, such as the amino acids methionine and cysteine or the tripeptide glutathione.
Number of paths to term: 2

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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-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aauxin metabolic process +
                                is-abioluminescence
                                is-acellular alcohol metabolic process +
                                is-acellular aldehyde metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkane metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkene metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkyne metabolic process +
                                is-acellular aromatic compound metabolic process +
                                is-acellular biosynthetic process +
                                is-acellular carbohydrate metabolic process +
                                is-acellular catabolic process +
                                is-acellular hormone metabolic process +
                                is-acellular ketone body metabolic process +
                                is-acellular ketone metabolic process +
                                is-acellular lipid metabolic process +
                                is-acellular macromolecule metabolic process +
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process +
                                is-acellular organohalogen metabolic process +
                                is-acofactor metabolic process +
                                is-adrug metabolic process +
                                is-ageneration of precursor metabolites and energy +
                                is-aheterocycle metabolic process +
                                is-ahydroperoxide metabolic process
                                is-amucilage metabolic process +
                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cellular metabolic process +
                                is-aneurotransmitter metabolic process +
                                is-aone-carbon metabolic process +
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process +
                                is-aorganometal metabolic process +
                                is-aoxygen metabolic process +
                                is-apheromone metabolic process +
                                is-aphosphorus metabolic process +
                                is-aphotosynthesis +
                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cellular metabolic process +
                                is-aprenylation +
                                is-areactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                regulatesregulation of cellular metabolic process +
                                is-aselenium compound metabolic process +
                                is-asulfur compound metabolic process [GO:0006790] (226 genes, 353 annotations)
                                        is-a2-aminobenzenesulfonate metabolic process +
                                        is-a3'-phosphoadenosine 5'-phosphosulfate metabolic process +
                                        is-a4-carboxy-4'-sulfoazobenzene metabolic process
                                        is-a6-sulfoquinovose(1-) metabolic process +
                                        is-aalkanesulfonate metabolic process +
                                        is-abacillithiol metabolic process +
                                        is-abiotin metabolic process +
                                        is-acamalexin metabolic process +
                                        is-acephalosporin metabolic process +
                                        is-acephamycin C metabolic process +
                                        is-achondroitin sulfate metabolic process +
                                        is-achondroitin sulfate proteoglycan metabolic process +
                                        is-acoenzyme M metabolic process +
                                        is-acyclohexylsulfamate metabolic process
                                        is-adermatan sulfate metabolic process +
                                        is-adibenzothiophene metabolic process +
                                        is-adihydrolipoamide metabolic process
                                        is-adimethyl sulfoxide metabolic process
                                        is-adisproportionation of elemental sulfur
                                        is-adodecyl sulfate metabolic process
                                        is-aepothilone metabolic process +
                                        is-agliotoxin metabolic process +
                                        is-aglutathione metabolic process +
                                        is-aheparan sulfate proteoglycan metabolic process +
                                        is-aheparin metabolic process +
                                        is-ahydrogen sulfide metabolic process +
                                        is-akeratan sulfate metabolic process +
                                        is-aleukotriene D4 metabolic process +
                                        is-alipoamide metabolic process
                                        is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from dimethyl sulfide +
                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from methanethiol +
                                        is-amycothiol metabolic process +
                                        is-anaphthalenesulfonate metabolic process
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sulfur metabolic process +
                                        is-aorganosulfide cycle
                                        is-aparathion metabolic process +
                                        is-apenicillin metabolic process +
                                        is-apolythionate oxidation
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of sulfur metabolic process +
                                        is-apyochelin metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of sulfur metabolic process +
                                        is-aS-adenosylhomocysteine metabolic process +
                                        is-aS-adenosylmethioninamine metabolic process +
                                        is-aS-adenosylmethionine metabolic process +
                                        is-aS-glycoside metabolic process +
                                        is-aS-methylmethionine metabolic process +
                                        is-asulfate assimilation +
                                        is-asulfate reduction +
                                        is-asulfation +
                                        is-asulfide oxidation +
                                        is-asulfolipid metabolic process +
                                        is-asulfur amino acid metabolic process +
                                        is-asulfur compound biosynthetic process +
                                        is-asulfur compound catabolic process +
                                        is-asulfur incorporation into metallo-sulfur cluster
                                        is-asulfur oxidation +
                                        is-ataurine metabolic process +
                                        is-athiamine diphosphate metabolic process +
                                        is-athiamine-containing compound metabolic process +
                                        is-athiazole metabolic process +
                                        is-athiocyanate metabolic process +
                                        is-athioester metabolic process +
                                        is-atoluene-4-sulfonate metabolic process +
                                        is-avistamycin metabolic process +
                                is-athioester metabolic process +
                                is-atoxin metabolic process +
                                is-atranslational initiation +
                                is-axenobiotic metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aauxin metabolic process +
                                is-abioluminescence
                                is-acellular alcohol metabolic process +
                                is-acellular aldehyde metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkane metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkene metabolic process +
                                is-acellular alkyne metabolic process +
                                is-acellular aromatic compound metabolic process +
                                is-acellular biosynthetic process +
                                is-acellular carbohydrate metabolic process +
                                is-acellular catabolic process +
                                is-acellular hormone metabolic process +
                                is-acellular ketone body metabolic process +
                                is-acellular ketone metabolic process +
                                is-acellular lipid metabolic process +
                                is-acellular macromolecule metabolic process +
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process +
                                is-acellular organohalogen metabolic process +
                                is-acofactor metabolic process +
                                is-adrug metabolic process +
                                is-ageneration of precursor metabolites and energy +
                                is-aheterocycle metabolic process +
                                is-ahydroperoxide metabolic process
                                is-amucilage metabolic process +
                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of cellular metabolic process +
                                is-aneurotransmitter metabolic process +
                                is-aone-carbon metabolic process +
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process +
                                is-aorganometal metabolic process +
                                is-aoxygen metabolic process +
                                is-apheromone metabolic process +
                                is-aphosphorus metabolic process +
                                is-aphotosynthesis +
                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of cellular metabolic process +
                                is-aprenylation +
                                is-areactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                regulatesregulation of cellular metabolic process +
                                is-aselenium compound metabolic process +
                                is-asulfur compound metabolic process [GO:0006790] (226 genes, 353 annotations)
                                        is-a2-aminobenzenesulfonate metabolic process +
                                        is-a3'-phosphoadenosine 5'-phosphosulfate metabolic process +
                                        is-a4-carboxy-4'-sulfoazobenzene metabolic process
                                        is-a6-sulfoquinovose(1-) metabolic process +
                                        is-aalkanesulfonate metabolic process +
                                        is-abacillithiol metabolic process +
                                        is-abiotin metabolic process +
                                        is-acamalexin metabolic process +
                                        is-acephalosporin metabolic process +
                                        is-acephamycin C metabolic process +
                                        is-achondroitin sulfate metabolic process +
                                        is-achondroitin sulfate proteoglycan metabolic process +
                                        is-acoenzyme M metabolic process +
                                        is-acyclohexylsulfamate metabolic process
                                        is-adermatan sulfate metabolic process +
                                        is-adibenzothiophene metabolic process +
                                        is-adihydrolipoamide metabolic process
                                        is-adimethyl sulfoxide metabolic process
                                        is-adisproportionation of elemental sulfur
                                        is-adodecyl sulfate metabolic process
                                        is-aepothilone metabolic process +
                                        is-agliotoxin metabolic process +
                                        is-aglutathione metabolic process +
                                        is-aheparan sulfate proteoglycan metabolic process +
                                        is-aheparin metabolic process +
                                        is-ahydrogen sulfide metabolic process +
                                        is-akeratan sulfate metabolic process +
                                        is-aleukotriene D4 metabolic process +
                                        is-alipoamide metabolic process
                                        is-alipoate metabolic process +
                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from 3-(methylthio)propionic acid +
                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from dimethyl sulfide +
                                        is-amethane biosynthetic process from methanethiol +
                                        is-amycothiol metabolic process +
                                        is-anaphthalenesulfonate metabolic process
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of sulfur metabolic process +
                                        is-aorganosulfide cycle
                                        is-aparathion metabolic process +
                                        is-apenicillin metabolic process +
                                        is-apolythionate oxidation
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of sulfur metabolic process +
                                        is-apyochelin metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of sulfur metabolic process +
                                        is-aS-adenosylhomocysteine metabolic process +
                                        is-aS-adenosylmethioninamine metabolic process +
                                        is-aS-adenosylmethionine metabolic process +
                                        is-aS-glycoside metabolic process +
                                        is-aS-methylmethionine metabolic process +
                                        is-asulfate assimilation +
                                        is-asulfate reduction +
                                        is-asulfation +
                                        is-asulfide oxidation +
                                        is-asulfolipid metabolic process +
                                        is-asulfur amino acid metabolic process +
                                        is-asulfur compound biosynthetic process +
                                        is-asulfur compound catabolic process +
                                        is-asulfur incorporation into metallo-sulfur cluster
                                        is-asulfur oxidation +
                                        is-ataurine metabolic process +
                                        is-athiamine diphosphate metabolic process +
                                        is-athiamine-containing compound metabolic process +
                                        is-athiazole metabolic process +
                                        is-athiocyanate metabolic process +
                                        is-athioester metabolic process +
                                        is-atoluene-4-sulfonate metabolic process +
                                        is-avistamycin metabolic process +
                                is-athioester metabolic process +
                                is-atoxin metabolic process +
                                is-atranslational initiation +
                                is-axenobiotic metabolic process +


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