tryptophan metabolic process

id: GO:0006568
name: tryptophan metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving tryptophan, the chiral amino acid 2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid.

Child Functions

GO:0000162tryptophan biosynthetic process
GO:0006569tryptophan catabolic process
GO:0006587serotonin biosynthetic process from tryptophan
GO:0009848indoleacetic acid biosynthetic process via tryptophan
GO:0019356nicotinate nucleotide biosynthetic process from tryptophan

Parent Functions

GO:0006586indolalkylamine metabolic process
GO:0009072aromatic amino acid family metabolic process