dihydrobiopterin metabolic process

id: GO:0051066
name: dihydrobiopterin metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving a dihydrobiopterin, a reduced pteridine derivative related to folic acid; it acts as an electron carrier in tyrosine biosynthesis and its quinoid form is produced by oxidation of tetrahydrobiopterin in several biological hydroxylation reactions.

Parent Functions

GO:0042558pteridine-containing compound metabolic process