vitamin E metabolic process

id: GO:0042360
name: vitamin E metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving vitamin E, tocopherol, which includes a series of eight structurally similar compounds. Alpha-tocopherol is the most active form in humans and is a powerful biological antioxidant.

Child Functions

GO:0010189vitamin E biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006775fat-soluble vitamin metabolic process
GO:0046483heterocycle metabolic process