cytosine metabolic process

id: GO:0019858
name: cytosine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving cytosine, 4-amino-2-hydroxypyrimidine, a pyrimidine derivative that is one of the five main bases found in nucleic acids; it occurs widely in cytidine derivatives.

Child Functions

GO:0006209cytosine catabolic process
GO:0046089cytosine biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006206pyrimidine base metabolic process