malate metabolic process
name: malate metabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving malate, the anion of hydroxybutanedioic acid, a chiral hydroxydicarboxylic acid. The (+) enantiomer is an important intermediate in metabolism as a component of both the TCA cycle and the glyoxylate cycle.
|GO:0043648||dicarboxylic acid metabolic process|