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Term:
sphingosine metabolic process (GO:0006670)
Annotations: Rat: (18) Mouse: (18) Human: (19) Chinchilla: (17) Bonobo: (15) Dog: (18) Squirrel: (17) Pig: (18)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(+)-secoisolariciresinol metabolic process +  
(-)-secoisolariciresinol metabolic process +  
3-keto-sphinganine metabolic process  
asperfuranone metabolic process +  
diol biosynthetic process +   
diol catabolic process +  
glycol metabolic process +  
phytosphingosine metabolic process +   
sphinganine metabolic process +   
sphingoid biosynthetic process +   
sphingoid catabolic process +   
sphingosine metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving sphingosine (sphing-4-enine), trans-D-erytho-2-amino-octadec-4-ene-1,3-diol, a long chain amino diol sphingoid base that occurs in most sphingolipids in animal tissues.
tetrahydrobiopterin metabolic process +   
verruculogen metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: (4E)-sphing-4-enine metabolic process ;   (4E)-sphing-4-enine metabolism ;   sphing-4-enine metabolic process ;   sphing-4-enine metabolism ;   sphingosine metabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:ma, ISBN:0198506732

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