piRNA metabolic process

id: GO:0034587
name: piRNA metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving piRNAs, Piwi-associated RNAs, a class of 24- to 30-nucleotide RNA derived from repeat or complex DNA sequence elements and processed by a Dicer-independent mechanism.

Child Functions

GO:0034588piRNA catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0034660ncRNA metabolic process