adenine metabolic process

id: GO:0046083
name: adenine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving adenine, 6-aminopurine, one of the five main bases found in nucleic acids and a component of numerous important derivatives of its corresponding ribonucleoside, adenosine.

Child Functions

GO:0006146adenine catabolic process
GO:0046084adenine biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006144purine base metabolic process