octopamine metabolic process

id: GO:0046333
name: octopamine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving octopamine, 1-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-aminoethanol. The D enantiomer is about one-tenth as active as norepinephrine and is found in the salivary glands of Octopus and Eledone species.

Child Functions

GO:0006589octopamine biosynthetic process
GO:0046334octopamine catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0018958phenol-containing compound metabolic process
GO:0042133neurotransmitter metabolic process
GO:0042439ethanolamine-containing compound metabolic process