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GO term:estrogen metabolic process
Synonym: estrogen metabolism
Synonym: oestrogen metabolic process
Synonym: oestrogen metabolism
GO id:GO:0008210
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving estrogens, C18 steroid hormones that can stimulate the development of female sexual characteristics. Also found in plants.
Number of paths to term: 4

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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


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-abiological regulation
                        is-aregulation of biological quality
                                is-aregulation of hormone levels
                                        is-ahormone metabolic process
                                                is-acellular hormone metabolic process
                                                        is-aandrogen metabolic process +
                                                        is-aC21-steroid hormone metabolic process +
                                                        is-acalcitonin catabolic process
                                                        is-acytokinin metabolic process +
                                                        is-aecdysteroid metabolic process +
                                                        is-aestrogen metabolic process [GO:0008210] (18 genes, 22 annotations)
                                                                is-aestrogen biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aestrogen catabolic process
                                                        is-aindoleacetic acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-ajuvenile hormone metabolic process +
                                                        is-amelatonin metabolic process +
                                                        is-amineralocorticoid metabolic process +
                                                        is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                                        is-aretinol metabolic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular hormone metabolic process
                                        is-aandrogen metabolic process +
                                        is-aC21-steroid hormone metabolic process +
                                        is-acalcitonin catabolic process
                                        is-acytokinin metabolic process +
                                        is-aecdysteroid metabolic process +
                                        is-aestrogen metabolic process [GO:0008210] (18 genes, 22 annotations)
                                                is-aestrogen biosynthetic process +
                                                is-aestrogen catabolic process
                                        is-aindoleacetic acid metabolic process +
                                        is-ajuvenile hormone metabolic process +
                                        is-amelatonin metabolic process +
                                        is-amineralocorticoid metabolic process +
                                        is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                        is-aretinol metabolic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular hormone metabolic process
                                        is-aandrogen metabolic process +
                                        is-aC21-steroid hormone metabolic process +
                                        is-acalcitonin catabolic process
                                        is-acytokinin metabolic process +
                                        is-aecdysteroid metabolic process +
                                        is-aestrogen metabolic process [GO:0008210] (18 genes, 22 annotations)
                                                is-aestrogen biosynthetic process +
                                                is-aestrogen catabolic process
                                        is-aindoleacetic acid metabolic process +
                                        is-ajuvenile hormone metabolic process +
                                        is-amelatonin metabolic process +
                                        is-amineralocorticoid metabolic process +
                                        is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                        is-aretinol metabolic process


obsolete Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-ahormone metabolic process
                                is-acellular hormone metabolic process
                                        is-aandrogen metabolic process +
                                        is-aC21-steroid hormone metabolic process +
                                        is-acalcitonin catabolic process
                                        is-acytokinin metabolic process +
                                        is-aecdysteroid metabolic process +
                                        is-aestrogen metabolic process [GO:0008210] (18 genes, 22 annotations)
                                                is-aestrogen biosynthetic process +
                                                is-aestrogen catabolic process
                                        is-aindoleacetic acid metabolic process +
                                        is-ajuvenile hormone metabolic process +
                                        is-amelatonin metabolic process +
                                        is-amineralocorticoid metabolic process +
                                        is-aretinoic acid metabolic process +
                                        is-aretinol metabolic process


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