L-arabinose metabolic process

id: GO:0046373
name: L-arabinose metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: 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.

Child Functions

GO:0019572L-arabinose catabolic process
GO:0033356UDP-L-arabinose metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0019566arabinose metabolic process