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Term:
menaquinone metabolic process (GO:0009233)
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The chemical reactions and pathways involving any of the menaquinones, quinone-derived compounds synthesized by intestinal bacteria. Structurally, menaquinones consist of a methylated naphthoquinone ring structure and side chains composed of a variable number of unsaturated isoprenoid residues. Menaquinones have vitamin K activity and are known as vitamin K2.
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ubiquinone metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: menaquinone metabolism ;   menatetrenone metabolic process ;   menatetrenone metabolism ;   multiprenylmenaquinone metabolic process ;   multiprenylmenaquinone metabolism ;   vitamin K2 metabolic process ;   vitamin K2 metabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, http://www.dentistry.leeds.ac.uk/biochem/thcme/vitamins.html#k

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