1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate metabolic process

id: GO:0018871
name: 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate, the anion of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid, a natural product found in plant tissues. It is a key intermediate in the biosynthesis of ethylene (ethene), a fruit-ripening hormone in plants.

Child Functions

GO:00422171-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate catabolic process
GO:00422181-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006520cellular amino acid metabolic process
GO:0032787monocarboxylic acid metabolic process