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Term:
tetrahydrobiopterin metabolic process (GO:0046146)
Annotations: Rat: (8) Mouse: (7) Human: (9) Chinchilla: (5) Bonobo: (5) Dog: (5) Squirrel: (5) Pig: (6)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(+)-secoisolariciresinol metabolic process +  
(-)-secoisolariciresinol metabolic process +  
asperfuranone metabolic process +  
dihydrobiopterin metabolic process +   
dihydropteridine metabolic process 
diol biosynthetic process +   
diol catabolic process +  
folic acid-containing compound metabolic process +   
glycol metabolic process +  
methanopterin-containing compound metabolic process +  
pteridine metabolic process +   
pteridine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
pteridine-containing compound catabolic process +   
sphinganine metabolic process +   
sphingosine metabolic process +   
tatiopterin metabolic process +  
tetrahydrobiopterin metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving tetrahydrobiopterin, the reduced form of biopterin (2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-(1,2-dihydroxypropyl)-pteridine). It functions as a hydroxylation coenzyme, e.g. in the conversion of phenylalanine to tyrosine.
verruculogen metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: 5,6,7,8-tetrahydrobiopterin metabolic process ;   tetrahydrobiopterin metabolism
Definition Sources: PMID:21871890

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