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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
allose metabolic process +  
fructose metabolic process +   
fucose metabolic process +   
galactose metabolic process +   
glucose metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving glucose, the aldohexose gluco-hexose. D-glucose is dextrorotatory and is sometimes known as dextrose; it is an important source of energy for living organisms and is found free as well as combined in homo- and hetero-oligosaccharides and polysaccharides.
hexose biosynthetic process +   
hexose catabolic process +   
mannose metabolic process +   
rhamnose metabolic process +  
sorbose metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: cellular glucose metabolic process ;   glucose metabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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