urate metabolic process

id: GO:0046415
name: urate metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving urate, the anion of uric acid, 2,6,8-trioxypurine, the end product of purine metabolism in certain mammals and the main excretory product in uricotelic animals.

Child Functions

GO:0019628urate catabolic process
GO:0034418urate biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006082organic acid metabolic process
GO:0034641cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
GO:0046483heterocycle metabolic process