acetylcholine metabolic process

id: GO:0008291
name: acetylcholine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving acetylcholine, the acetic acid ester of the organic base choline. Acetylcholine is a major neurotransmitter and neuromodulator both in the central and peripheral nervous systems. It also acts as a paracrine signal in various non-neural tissues.

Child Functions

GO:0006581acetylcholine catabolic process
GO:0008292acetylcholine biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0042133neurotransmitter metabolic process
GO:0042439ethanolamine-containing compound metabolic process