triglyceride metabolic process

id: GO:0006641
name: triglyceride metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving triglyceride, any triester of glycerol. The three fatty acid residues may all be the same or differ in any permutation. Triglycerides are important components of plant oils, animal fats and animal plasma lipoproteins.

Child Functions

GO:0006642triglyceride mobilization
GO:0019432triglyceride biosynthetic process
GO:0019433triglyceride catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006639acylglycerol metabolic process