pyridoxal metabolic process

id: GO:0042817
name: pyridoxal metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving 3-hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-2-methyl-4-pyridinecarboxaldehyde, one of the vitamin B6 compounds. Pyridoxal, pyridoxamine and pyridoxine are collectively known as vitamin B6, and are efficiently converted to the biologically active form of vitamin B6, pyridoxal phosphate.

Child Functions

GO:0042821pyridoxal biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006081cellular aldehyde metabolic process
GO:0042816vitamin B6 metabolic process