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purine nucleobase metabolic process (GO:0006144)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
discadenine metabolic process +  
isopentenyl adenine metabolic process +  
nucleobase biosynthetic process +   
nucleobase catabolic process +   
purine alkaloid metabolic process +  
purine nucleobase metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving purine nucleobases, one of the two classes of nitrogen-containing ring compounds found in DNA and RNA, which include adenine and guanine.
purine nucleoside bisphosphate metabolic process +   
purine nucleoside metabolic process +   
purine nucleotide metabolic process +   
purine-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
purine-containing compound catabolic process +   
pyrimidine nucleobase metabolic process +   
urate metabolic process +   
zeatin metabolic process +  

Exact Synonyms: purine base metabolic process ;   purine base metabolism
Narrow Synonyms: purine metabolic process ;   purine metabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators

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