butyrate metabolic process

id: GO:0019605
name: butyrate metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving any butyrate, the anions of butyric acid (butanoic acid), a saturated, unbranched aliphatic acid.

Child Functions

GO:0030645glucose catabolic process to butyrate
GO:0033508glutamate catabolic process to butyrate
GO:0042618poly-hydroxybutyrate metabolic process
GO:0043438acetoacetic acid metabolic process
GO:0046358butyrate biosynthetic process
GO:0046359butyrate catabolic process
GO:00463612-oxobutyrate metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0046459short-chain fatty acid metabolic process