biotin metabolic process

id: GO:0006768
name: biotin metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving biotin, cis-tetrahydro-2-oxothieno(3,4-d)imidazoline-4-valeric acid; the (+) enantiomer is very widely distributed in cells and serves as a carrier in a number of enzymatic beta-carboxylation reactions.

Child Functions

GO:0009102biotin biosynthetic process
GO:0042367biotin catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006767water-soluble vitamin metabolic process
GO:0006790sulfur compound metabolic process
GO:0032787monocarboxylic acid metabolic process
GO:0043603cellular amide metabolic process
GO:0046483heterocycle metabolic process
GO:0051186cofactor metabolic process