alginic acid metabolic process

id: GO:0042120
name: alginic acid metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving alginic acid, a hydrophilic polysaccharide occurring in, for example, the cell walls of brown algae (brown seaweeds).

Child Functions

GO:0042121alginic acid biosynthetic process
GO:0042122alginic acid catabolic process
GO:0051979alginic acid acetylation

Parent Functions

GO:0010412mannan metabolic process
GO:0019752carboxylic acid metabolic process