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Term:
myo-inositol hexakisphosphate metabolic process (GO:0033517)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
diphosphoinositol polyphosphate metabolic process +   
inositol phosphate biosynthetic process +   
inositol phosphate catabolic process +   
inositol trisphosphate metabolic process +   
myo-inositol hexakisphosphate metabolic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways involving phytic acid, myo-inositol hexakisphosphate, a regulator of intracellular signaling, a highly abundant animal anti-nutrient and a phosphate and mineral storage compound in plant seeds.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: myo-inositol hexakisphosphate metabolism ;   phytate metabolic process ;   phytate metabolism
Definition Sources: PMID:16107538

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