arabinose metabolic process

id: GO:0019566
name: arabinose metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving arabinose, arabino-pentose. L-Arabinose occurs both free, for example in the heartwood of many conifers, and in the combined state, as a constituent of plant hemicelluloses, bacterial polysaccharides etc. D-arabinose is a constituent of arabinonucleosides.

Child Functions

GO:0019567arabinose biosynthetic process
GO:0019568arabinose catabolic process
GO:0046372D-arabinose metabolic process
GO:0046373L-arabinose metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0019321pentose metabolic process