sphingosine metabolic process

id: GO:0006670
name: sphingosine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving sphingosine (sphing-4-enine), trans-D-erytho-2-amino-octadec-4-ene-1,3-diol, a long chain amino diol sphingoid base that occurs in most sphingolipids in animal tissues.

Child Functions

GO:0046512sphingosine biosynthetic process
GO:0051872sphingosine catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006066alcohol metabolic process
GO:0009308amine metabolic process
GO:0046519sphingoid metabolic process