chlorophyll metabolic process

id: GO:0015994
name: chlorophyll metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving chlorophyll, any compound of magnesium complexed in a porphyrin (tetrapyrrole) ring and which functions as a photosynthetic pigment.

Child Functions

GO:0015995chlorophyll biosynthetic process
GO:0015996chlorophyll catabolic process
GO:0030493bacteriochlorophyll metabolic process
GO:0033304chlorophyll a metabolic process
GO:0033354chlorophyll cycle
GO:0052643chlorophyllide metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006778porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process