selenocysteine metabolic process

id: GO:0016259
name: selenocysteine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving selenocysteine, an essential component of glutathione peroxidase and some other proteins.

Child Functions

GO:0016260selenocysteine biosynthetic process
GO:0016261selenocysteine catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0001887selenium compound metabolic process
GO:0006575cellular modified amino acid metabolic process
GO:0009069serine family amino acid metabolic process