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porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process (GO:0006778)
Annotations: Rat: (38) Mouse: (40) Human: (46) Chinchilla: (27) Bonobo: (28) Dog: (34) Squirrel: (28) Pig: (33)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cobalamin metabolic process +   
corrin metabolic process +  
negative regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +  
nickel-tetrapyrrole coenzyme metabolic process +  
phytochromobilin metabolic process +  
porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving any member of a large group of derivatives or analogs of porphyrin. Porphyrins consists of a ring of four pyrrole nuclei linked each to the next at their alpha positions through a methine group.
positive regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +   
regulation of tetrapyrrole metabolic process +   
tetrapyrrole biosynthetic process +   
tetrapyrrole catabolic process +   

Related Synonyms: porphyrin metabolic process ;   porphyrin metabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198506732, Wikipedia:Porphyrin#Natural_formation

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