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Term:
glycogen metabolic process (GO:0005977)
Annotations: Rat: (78) Mouse: (78) Human: (87) Chinchilla: (69) Bonobo: (68) Dog: (74) Squirrel: (68) Pig: (75)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
alpha-glucan metabolic process +  
beta-glucan metabolic process +  
glucan biosynthetic process +   
glucosylglycerol metabolic process +  
glycogen metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving glycogen, a polydisperse, highly branched glucan composed of chains of D-glucose residues in alpha-(1->4) glycosidic linkage, joined together by alpha-(1->6) glycosidic linkages.
pullulan metabolic process +  
starch metabolic process +   
xyloglucan metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: glycogen metabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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