xanthine metabolic process

id: GO:0046110
name: xanthine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving xanthine, 2,6-dihydroxypurine, a purine formed in the metabolic breakdown of guanine but not present in nucleic acids.

Child Functions

GO:0009115xanthine catabolic process
GO:0046111xanthine biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006144purine base metabolic process