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Term:
glycerol metabolic process (GO:0006071)
Annotations: Rat: (21) Mouse: (21) Human: (23) Chinchilla: (10) Bonobo: (10) Dog: (15) Squirrel: (10) Pig: (15)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
alditol biosynthetic process +   
alditol catabolic process +   
glucosylglycerol metabolic process +  
glycerol metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving glycerol, 1,2,3-propanetriol, a sweet, hygroscopic, viscous liquid, widely distributed in nature as a constituent of many lipids.
hexitol metabolic process +   
pentitol metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: glycerol metabolism
Xrefs: MetaCyc:GLYCEROLMETAB-PWY
Definition Sources: GOC:ai, ISBN:0198506732

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