glycerol metabolic process

id: GO:0006071
name: glycerol metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving glycerol, 1,2,3-propanetriol, a sweet, hygroscopic, viscous liquid, widely distributed in nature as a constituent of many lipids.

Child Functions

GO:0006072glycerol-3-phosphate metabolic process
GO:0006114glycerol biosynthetic process
GO:0019563glycerol catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0019400alditol metabolic process