malate metabolic process

id: GO:0006108
name: malate metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

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.

Parent Functions

GO:0043648dicarboxylic acid metabolic process