mycothiol metabolic process

id: GO:0010126
name: mycothiol metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving mycothiol, which consists of N-acetyl-L-cysteine linked to a pseudodisaccharide, D-glucosamine and myo-inositol. Mycothiol is produced in actinomycetes like mycobacteria and serves similar functions to glutathione.

Child Functions

GO:0010125mycothiol biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0005984disaccharide metabolic process
GO:0006790sulfur compound metabolic process
GO:0016137glycoside metabolic process
GO:0051186cofactor metabolic process