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Term:
xyloglucan metabolic process (GO:0010411)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
alpha-glucan metabolic process +  
beta-glucan metabolic process +  
glucan biosynthetic process +   
glucosylglycerol metabolic process +  
glycogen metabolic process +   
hemicellulose catabolic process +  
pullulan metabolic process +  
starch metabolic process +   
xylan metabolic process +  
xyloglucan metabolic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways involving xyloglucan, the cross-linking glycan composed of (1->4)-beta-D-glucan backbone substituted at regular intervals with beta-D-xylosyl-(1->6) residues, which is present in the primary cell wall of most higher plants.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: xyloglucan metabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:tair_curators

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