pheromone metabolic process

id: GO:0042810
name: pheromone metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving pheromones, a substance that is secreted and released by an organism and detected by a second organism of the same or a closely related species, in which it causes a specific reaction, such as a definite behavioral reaction or a developmental process.

Child Functions

GO:0042811pheromone biosynthetic process
GO:0042812pheromone catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0019748secondary metabolic process
GO:0042445hormone metabolic process
GO:0044237cellular metabolic process