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Term:
N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process (GO:0006044)
Annotations: Rat: (18) Mouse: (16) Human: (21) Chinchilla: (10) Bonobo: (15) Dog: (15) Squirrel: (13) Pig: (17)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
chitin metabolic process +   
glucosamine metabolic process +   
glucosamine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
glucosamine-containing compound catabolic process +   
N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving N-acetylglucosamine. The D isomer is a common structural unit of glycoproteins in plants, bacteria and animals; it is often the terminal sugar of an oligosaccharide group of a glycoprotein.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: N-acetylglucosamine metabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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