guanine metabolic process

id: GO:0046098
name: guanine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving guanine, 2-amino-6-hydroxypurine, a purine that is one of the five main bases found in nucleic acids and a component of a number of phosphorylated guanosine derivatives whose metabolic or regulatory functions are important.

Child Functions

GO:0006147guanine catabolic process
GO:0006202GMP catabolic process to guanine
GO:0046099guanine biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006144purine base metabolic process