mannose metabolic process

id: GO:0006013
name: mannose metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving mannose, the aldohexose manno-hexose, the C-2 epimer of glucose. The D-(+)-form is widely distributed in mannans and hemicelluloses and is of major importance in the core oligosaccharide of N-linked oligosaccharides of glycoproteins.

Child Functions

GO:0019307mannose biosynthetic process
GO:0019309mannose catabolic process
GO:0019673GDP-mannose metabolic process
GO:0046371dTDP-mannose metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0019318hexose metabolic process