thioester metabolic process

id: GO:0035383
name: thioester metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving a thioester, a compound of general formula RC(=O)SR' in which the linking oxygen in an ester is replaced by a sulfur atom. They are the product of esterification between a carboxylic acid and a thiol.

Child Functions

GO:0006637acyl-CoA metabolic process
GO:0035384thioester biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0044237cellular metabolic process