nucleobase metabolic process

id: GO:0009112
name: nucleobase metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving a nucleobase, a nitrogenous base that is a constituent of a nucleic acid, e.g. the purines: adenine, guanine, hypoxanthine, xanthine and the pyrimidines: cytosine, uracil, thymine.

Child Functions

GO:0006144purine base metabolic process
GO:0006206pyrimidine base metabolic process
GO:0046112nucleobase biosynthetic process
GO:0046113nucleobase catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006725cellular aromatic compound metabolic process
GO:0046483heterocycle metabolic process
GO:0055086nucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process