terpene metabolic process

id: GO:0042214
name: terpene metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving terpenes, any of a large group of hydrocarbons that are made up of isoprene (C5H8) units which may be cyclic, acyclic or multicyclic, saturated or unsaturated, and may contain various functional groups.

Child Functions

GO:0016119carotene metabolic process
GO:0043611isoprene metabolic process
GO:0043692monoterpene metabolic process
GO:0046246terpene biosynthetic process
GO:0046247terpene catabolic process
GO:0051761sesquiterpene metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006720isoprenoid metabolic process