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Term:
L-arabinose metabolic process (GO:0046373)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
arabinose biosynthetic process +  
arabinose catabolic process +  
D-arabinose metabolic process +  
L-arabinose metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving L-arabinose, the D-enantiomer of arabino-pentose. L-arabinose occurs free, e.g. in the heartwood of many conifers, and in the combined state, in both furanose and pyranose forms, as a constituent of various plant hemicelluloses, bacterial polysaccharides etc.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: L-arabinose metabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:jsg, GOC:mah, ISBN:0198506732

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