anthocyanin metabolic process

id: GO:0046283
name: anthocyanin metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving anthocyanins, any member of a group of intensely colored soluble glycosides of anthocyanidins that occur in plants. They are responsible from most of the scarlet, purple, mauve and blue coloring in higher plants, especially of flowers.

Child Functions

GO:0009718anthocyanin biosynthetic process
GO:0046284anthocyanin catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0009812flavonoid metabolic process
GO:0042440pigment metabolic process