aurone metabolic process

id: GO:0051550
name: aurone metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving aurones, a series of plant flavonoids that provide a yellow colour to flowers. They have the basic skeletal structure of two benzene rings joined by a linear C3 chain (C6-C3-C6). Aurones exist mostly as 6-O-glucosides.

Child Functions

GO:0051551aurone biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0009812flavonoid metabolic process
GO:0042440pigment metabolic process
GO:0046483heterocycle metabolic process