fructose metabolic process

id: GO:0006000
name: fructose metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving fructose, the ketohexose arabino-2-hexulose. Fructose exists in a open chain form or as a ring compound. D-fructose is the sweetest of the sugars and is found free in a large number of fruits and honey.

Child Functions

GO:0006001fructose catabolic process
GO:0006002fructose 6-phosphate metabolic process
GO:0006003fructose 2,6-bisphosphate metabolic process
GO:0030388fructose 1,6-bisphosphate metabolic process
GO:0046370fructose biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0019318hexose metabolic process