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GO term:adenine metabolic process
Synonym: adenine metabolism
GO id:GO:0046083
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving adenine, 6-aminopurine, one of the five main bases found in nucleic acids and a component of numerous important derivatives of its corresponding ribonucleoside, adenosine.
Number of paths to term: 25

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-anucleobase-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular aromatic compound metabolic process
                                        is-apurine-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-apurine-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aheterocycle metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aheterocycle metabolic process
                                        is-apurine-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular aromatic compound metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular aromatic compound metabolic process
                                        is-apurine-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-apurine-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aheterocycle metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aheterocycle metabolic process
                                        is-apurine-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-apurine-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-apurine-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganic cyclic compound metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganic cyclic compound metabolic process
                                        is-apurine-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganonitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-apurine-containing compound metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aprimary metabolic process
                                is-anucleobase-containing compound metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                                is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                        is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                                is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                                is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                                regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                                is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                                is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                        is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                                is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                                is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                                regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                                is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                        is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                        is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                        regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                        is-axanthine metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process
                                        is-anucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process
                                                is-anucleobase metabolic process
                                                        is-apurine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-aadenine metabolic process [GO:0046083] (2 genes, 7 annotations)
                                                                        is-aadenine biosynthetic process +
                                                                        is-aadenine catabolic process
                                                                is-aguanine metabolic process +
                                                                is-ahypoxanthine metabolic process +
                                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase biosynthetic process +
                                                                is-apurine nucleobase catabolic process +
                                                                regulatesregulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +
                                                                is-axanthine metabolic process +


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MGI 5.20
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