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Term:
dihydrobiopterin metabolic process (GO:0051066)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
dihydrobiopterin metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving a dihydrobiopterin, a reduced pteridine derivative related to folic acid; it acts as an electron carrier in tyrosine biosynthesis and its quinoid form is produced by oxidation of tetrahydrobiopterin in several biological hydroxylation reactions.
dihydropteridine metabolic process 
folic acid-containing compound metabolic process +   
methanopterin-containing compound metabolic process +  
pteridine metabolic process +   
pteridine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
pteridine-containing compound catabolic process +   
tatiopterin metabolic process +  
tetrahydrobiopterin metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: dihydropterin metabolic process ;   dihydropterin metabolism
Narrow Synonyms: 6,7-dihydrobiopterin metabolic process ;   7,8-dihydrobiopterin metabolic process ;   dihydrobiopterin reduction
Definition Sources: PMID:2557335

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