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Term:
glucocorticoid metabolic process (GO:0008211)
Annotations: Rat: (26) Mouse: (25) Human: (26) Chinchilla: (22) Bonobo: (22) Dog: (14) Squirrel: (22) Pig: (16)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(17Z)-protosta-17(20),24-dien-3beta-ol metabolic process +  
(25S)-Delta(4)-dafachronate metabolic process 
(25S)-Delta(7)-dafachronate metabolic process 
androgen metabolic process +   
bile acid metabolic process +   
brexanolone metabolic process +  
C21-steroid hormone metabolic process +   
ecdysteroid metabolic process +  
ergosteryl 3-beta-D-glucoside metabolic process +  
estrogen metabolic process +   
glucocorticoid metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving glucocorticoids, hormonal C21 corticosteroids synthesized from cholesterol. Glucocorticoids act primarily on carbohydrate and protein metabolism, and have anti-inflammatory effects.
helvolic acid metabolic process +  
mineralocorticoid metabolic process +   
negative regulation of steroid metabolic process +   
phytosteroid metabolic process +   
positive regulation of steroid metabolic process +   
regulation of steroid metabolic process +   
steroid acetylation +  
steroid biosynthetic process +   
steroid catabolic process +   
steroid deacetylation +  
steroid esterification +   
sterol metabolic process +   
vitamin D metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: glucocorticoid metabolism ;   glucocorticosteroid metabolic process ;   glucocorticosteroid metabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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