mandelate metabolic process

id: GO:0018924
name: mandelate metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving mandelate, the anion of mandelic acid. Mandelic acid (alpha-hydroxybenzeneacetic acid) is an 8-carbon alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) that is used in organic chemistry and as a urinary antiseptic.

Child Functions

GO:0019596mandelate catabolic process
GO:0046236mandelate biosynthetic process
GO:0046431(R)-4-hydroxymandelate metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006725cellular aromatic compound metabolic process
GO:0032787monocarboxylic acid metabolic process