keratan sulfate metabolic process

id: GO:0042339
name: keratan sulfate metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving keratan sulfate, a glycosaminoglycan with repeat units consisting of beta-1,4-linked D-galactopyranosyl-beta-(1,4)-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine 6-sulfate and with variable amounts of fucose, sialic acid and mannose units; keratan sulfate chains are covalently linked by a glycosidic attachment through the trisaccharide galactosyl-galactosyl-xylose to peptidyl-threonine or serine residues.

Child Functions

GO:0018146keratan sulfate biosynthetic process
GO:0042340keratan sulfate catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006790sulfur compound metabolic process
GO:0030203glycosaminoglycan metabolic process