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The Pathway Ontology (PW), is currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about this vocabulary, please see Petri et al. The rat genome database pathway portal. Database (Oxford). 2011 Apr 8;2011:bar010. Print 2011 or contact us (

Term:sulfate assimilation pathway
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Accession:PW:0001311 term browser browse the term
Definition:Sulfur, mostly found as inorganic sulfate, can be taken up by plants, microorganisms and algae. Upon reduction to sulfide, it is then incorporated into bioinorganic compounds. The underlying reactions and interactions constitute the sulfate assimilation pathway, best characterized in plants.
Synonyms:related_synonym: sulfate assimilation

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  pathway 6092
    classic metabolic pathway 1854
      energy metabolic pathway 166
        sulfur metabolic pathway 11
          sulfate assimilation pathway 0
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