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GO term:nitrogen compound metabolic process
Synonym: nitrogen compound metabolism
GO id:GO:0006807
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving organic or inorganic compounds that contain nitrogen, including (but not limited to) nitrogen fixation, nitrification, denitrification, assimilatory/dissimilatory nitrate reduction and the interconversion of nitrogenous organic matter and ammonium.
CommentsNote that amino acid and derivative metabolism should not be annotated here. Instead use the 'amino acid and derivative metabolism' node.
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


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-abiosynthetic process +
                        is-acatabolic process +
                        is-acellular metabolic process +
                        is-adetoxification +
                        is-ahormone metabolic process +
                        is-ahydrogen metabolic process +
                        is-amethylation +
                        is-amulti-organism metabolic process +
                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of metabolic process +
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process [GO:0006807] (5615 genes, 17895 annotations)
                                is-a4-carboxy-4'-sulfoazobenzene metabolic process
                                is-a4-nitrophenol metabolic process +
                                is-aaldoxime metabolic process +
                                is-aammonia oxidation +
                                is-aammonium ion metabolic process +
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process +
                                is-adetoxification of nitrogen compound +
                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of nitrogen compound metabolic process +
                                is-anitrobenzene metabolic process +
                                is-anitrogen cycle metabolic process +
                                is-anitrotoluene metabolic process +
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process +
                                is-aparathion metabolic process +
                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of nitrogen compound metabolic process +
                                is-areactive nitrogen species metabolic process +
                                regulatesregulation of nitrogen compound metabolic process +
                                is-avistamycin metabolic process +
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process +
                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of metabolic process +
                        is-aprimary metabolic process +
                        regulatesregulation of metabolic process +
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process +
                        is-atyrocidine metabolic process +
                        is-awax metabolic process +


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07/28/2015
MGI 5.22
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