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Term:
carotenoid metabolic process (GO:0016116)
Annotations: Rat: (3) Mouse: (3) Human: (3) Chinchilla: (3) Bonobo: (3) Dog: (3) Squirrel: (3) Pig: (3)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
carotenoid metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving carotenoids, tetraterpenoid compounds in which two units of 4 isoprenoid residues joined head-to-tail are themselves joined tail-to-tail.
tetraterpenoid biosynthetic process +   
tetraterpenoid catabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: carotenoid metabolism
Never In Taxon: NCBITaxon:4896 ! Schizosaccharomyces pombe ;   NCBITaxon:4932 ! Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198547684

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