L-phenylalanine metabolic process

id: GO:0006558
name: L-phenylalanine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving L-phenylalanine, the L-enantiomer of 2-amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid, i.e. (2S)-2-amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid.

Child Functions

GO:0006559L-phenylalanine catabolic process
GO:0009094L-phenylalanine biosynthetic process
GO:0019293tyrosine biosynthetic process, by oxidation of phenylalanine

Parent Functions

GO:0009072aromatic amino acid family metabolic process