D-ribose metabolic process

id: GO:0006014
name: D-ribose metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving D-ribose (ribo-pentose). As beta-D-ribofuranose, D-ribose forms the glycose group of all ribonucleosides, ribonucleotides and ribonucleic acids, and also of ribose phosphates, various glycosides, some coenzymes and some forms of vitamin B12.

Child Functions

GO:0019302D-ribose biosynthetic process
GO:0019303D-ribose catabolic process
GO:0019693ribose phosphate metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0019321pentose metabolic process
GO:0046483heterocycle metabolic process