para-aminobenzoic acid metabolic process
name: para-aminobenzoic acid metabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving para-aminobenzoic acid, an intermediate in the synthesis of folic acid, a compound which some organisms, e.g. prokaryotes, eukaryotic microbes, and plants, can synthesize de novo. Others, notably mammals, cannot. In yeast, it is present as a factor in the B complex of vitamins.
|GO:0008153||para-aminobenzoic acid biosynthetic process|
|GO:0009072||aromatic amino acid family metabolic process|