vitamin metabolic process

id: GO:0006766
name: vitamin metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving vitamins. Vitamin is a general term for a number of unrelated organic substances that occur in many foods in small amounts and that are necessary in trace amounts for the normal metabolic functioning of the body. Vitamins may be water-soluble or fat-soluble and usually serve as components of coenzyme systems.

Child Functions

GO:0006767water-soluble vitamin metabolic process
GO:0006775fat-soluble vitamin metabolic process
GO:0009110vitamin biosynthetic process
GO:0009111vitamin catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0044281small molecule metabolic process