sphingomyelin metabolic process

id: GO:0006684
name: sphingomyelin metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving sphingomyelin, N-acyl-4-sphingenyl-1-O-phosphorylcholine, any of a class of phospholipids in which the amino group of sphingosine is in amide linkage with one of several fatty acids, while the terminal hydroxyl group of sphingosine is esterified to phosphorylcholine.

Child Functions

GO:0006685sphingomyelin catabolic process
GO:0006686sphingomyelin biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006644phospholipid metabolic process
GO:0006665sphingolipid metabolic process