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Term:
O antigen metabolic process (GO:0046402)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
4,6-pyruvylated galactose residue metabolic process 
6-alpha-maltosylglucose metabolic process +  
alginic acid metabolic process +  
cell wall polysaccharide metabolic process +   
cellular glucan metabolic process +   
cellular polysaccharide biosynthetic process +   
cellular polysaccharide catabolic process +   
colanic acid metabolic process +  
enterobacterial common antigen metabolic process +  
extracellular polysaccharide metabolic process +   
fructan metabolic process +  
K antigen metabolic process +  
lipopolysaccharide metabolic process +   
mannogen metabolic process +  
O antigen metabolic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways involving the O side chain of a lipopolysaccharide, which determines the antigenic specificity of the organism. It is made up of about 50 repeating units of a branched tetrasaccharide.
poly-N-acetyllactosamine metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: O antigen metabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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