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Term:starch metabolic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving starch, the most important reserve polysaccharide in plants. It is a glucan consisting of two components, amylose and amylopectin, which are both glucose homopolymers. Starch is synthesized as a temporary storage form of carbon and can be catabolized to produce sucrose.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: starch metabolism

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  biological_process 19896
    metabolic process 12209
      primary metabolic process 10965
        carbohydrate metabolic process 617
          polysaccharide metabolic process 107
            glucan metabolic process 87
              starch metabolic process 0
                negative regulation of starch metabolic process + 0
                positive regulation of starch metabolic process + 0
                regulation of starch metabolic process + 0
                starch biosynthetic process + 0
                starch catabolic process + 0
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