neurotransmitter metabolic process

id: GO:0042133
name: neurotransmitter metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving neurotransmitters, any of a group of substances that are released on excitation from the axon terminal of a presynaptic neuron of the central or peripheral nervous system and travel across the synaptic cleft to either excite or inhibit the target cell.

Child Functions

GO:0008291acetylcholine metabolic process
GO:0042135neurotransmitter catabolic process
GO:0042136neurotransmitter biosynthetic process
GO:0042443phenylethylamine metabolic process
GO:0046333octopamine metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0001505regulation of neurotransmitter levels
GO:0044237cellular metabolic process