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Term:
rhamnose metabolic process (GO:0019299)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
allose metabolic process +  
fructose metabolic process +   
fucose metabolic process +   
galactose metabolic process +   
glucose metabolic process +   
hexose biosynthetic process +   
hexose catabolic process +   
mannose metabolic process +   
rhamnose metabolic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways involving rhamnose, the hexose 6-deoxy-L-mannose. Rhamnose occurs commonly as a compound of plant glycosides, in polysaccharides of gums and mucilages, and in bacterial polysaccharides. It is also a component of some plant cell wall polysaccharides and frequently acts as the sugar components of flavonoids.
sorbose metabolic process +  

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Exact Synonyms: rhamnose metabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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