ergosterol metabolic process

id: GO:0008204
name: ergosterol metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving ergosterol, (22E)-ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3-beta-ol, a sterol found in ergot, yeast and moulds. It is the most important of the D provitamins and is converted to vitamin D2 on irradiation with UV light.

Child Functions

GO:0006696ergosterol biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0016125sterol metabolic process
GO:0016128phytosteroid metabolic process
GO:0044107cellular alcohol metabolic process