thymine metabolic process

id: GO:0019859
name: thymine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving thymine, 5-methyluracil, one of the two major pyrimidine bases present (as thymidine) in DNA but not found in RNA other than (as ribothymidine) in transfer RNA, where it is a minor base.

Child Functions

GO:0006210thymine catabolic process
GO:0046106thymine biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006206pyrimidine base metabolic process