S-adenosylhomocysteine metabolic process

id: GO:0046498
name: S-adenosylhomocysteine metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving S-adenosylhomocysteine; the L-enantiomer is formed from S-adenosylmethionine and is a strong inhibitor of S-adenosylmethionine-mediated methylation reactions. It can be cleaved to form adenosine and homocysteine.

Child Functions

GO:0019510S-adenosylhomocysteine catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006575cellular modified amino acid metabolic process