folic acid metabolic process
name: folic acid metabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving folic acid, pteroylglutamic acid. Folic acid is widely distributed as a member of the vitamin B complex and is essential for the synthesis of purine and pyrimidines.
|GO:0046656||folic acid biosynthetic process|
|GO:0046657||folic acid catabolic process|
|GO:0006575||cellular modified amino acid metabolic process|
|GO:0006760||folic acid-containing compound metabolic process|
|GO:0006767||water-soluble vitamin metabolic process|