porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process

id: GO:0006778
name: porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving any member of a large group of derivatives or analogs of porphyrin. Porphyrins consists of a ring of four pyrrole nuclei linked each to the next at their alpha positions through a methine group.

Child Functions

GO:0006779porphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process
GO:0006787porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process
GO:0009235cobalamin metabolic process
GO:0015994chlorophyll metabolic process
GO:0042168heme metabolic process
GO:0046501protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process
GO:0046502uroporphyrinogen III metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0033013tetrapyrrole metabolic process
GO:0051186cofactor metabolic process