vitamin K metabolic process

id: GO:0042373
name: vitamin K metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving any of the forms of vitamin K, quinone-derived vitamins which are involved in the synthesis of blood-clotting factors in mammals. Vitamin K substances share a methylated naphthoquinone ring structure and vary in the aliphatic side chains attached to the molecule.

Child Functions

GO:0009233menaquinone metabolic process
GO:0042371vitamin K biosynthetic process
GO:0042374phylloquinone metabolic process
GO:0042377vitamin K catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006775fat-soluble vitamin metabolic process
GO:0042180cellular ketone metabolic process
GO:0042375quinone cofactor metabolic process