beta-alanine metabolic process

id: GO:0019482
name: beta-alanine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving beta-alanine (3-aminopropanoic acid), an achiral amino acid and an isomer of alanine. It occurs free (e.g. in brain) and in combination (e.g. in pantothenate) but it is not a constituent of proteins.

Child Functions

GO:0019483beta-alanine biosynthetic process
GO:0019484beta-alanine catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006520cellular amino acid metabolic process