ecdysteroid metabolic process

id: GO:0045455
name: ecdysteroid metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving ecdysteroids, a group of polyhydroxylated ketosteroids ubiquitous in insects and other arthropods, in which they initiate post-embryonic development, including the metamorphosis of immature forms and the development of the reproductive system and the maturation of oocytes in adult females.

Child Functions

GO:0008205ecdysone metabolic process
GO:0045456ecdysteroid biosynthetic process
GO:0046344ecdysteroid catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0008202steroid metabolic process
GO:0034754cellular hormone metabolic process
GO:0042180cellular ketone metabolic process