O antigen metabolic process

id: GO:0046402
name: O antigen metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving the O side chain of a lipopolysaccharide, which determines the antigenic specificity of the organism. It is made up of about 50 repeating units of a branched tetrasaccharide.

Child Functions

GO:0009243O antigen biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0044264cellular polysaccharide metabolic process