mycothiol metabolic process
name: mycothiol metabolic process
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.
|GO:0010125||mycothiol biosynthetic process|
|GO:0005984||disaccharide metabolic process|
|GO:0006790||sulfur compound metabolic process|
|GO:0016137||glycoside metabolic process|
|GO:0051186||cofactor metabolic process|