fumarate metabolic process

id: GO:0006106
name: fumarate metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving fumarate, the anion of trans-1,2-ethenedicarboxylic acid, the diastereoisomer of maleate. It is a key intermediate in metabolism and is formed in the TCA cycle from succinate and converted into malate.

Child Functions

GO:0019445tyrosine catabolic process to fumarate
GO:0019460glutamate catabolic process to fumarate
GO:0019551glutamate catabolic process to 2-oxoglutarate

Parent Functions

GO:0043648dicarboxylic acid metabolic process