glycogen metabolic process

id: GO:0005977
name: glycogen metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving glycogen, a polydisperse, highly branched glucan composed of chains of D-glucose residues in alpha-(1->4) glycosidic linkage, joined together by alpha-(1->6) glycosidic linkages.

Child Functions

GO:0005978glycogen biosynthetic process
GO:0005980glycogen catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006073cellular glucan metabolic process
GO:0006112energy reserve metabolic process