ommochrome metabolic process

id: GO:0046152
name: ommochrome metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving ommochromes, any of a large group of natural polycyclic pigments commonly found in the Arthropoda, particularly in the ommatidia of the compound eye.

Child Functions

GO:0006727ommochrome biosynthetic process
GO:0046153ommochrome catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006725cellular aromatic compound metabolic process
GO:0042441eye pigment metabolic process
GO:0046158ocellus pigment metabolic process
GO:0046483heterocycle metabolic process