silicate metabolic process

id: GO:0051206
name: silicate metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving silicates, the salts of silicic acids. Silicates are usually composed of silicon and oxygen (Si[x]O[y]), one or more metals, and possibly hydrogen. Types of silicate include unisilicates, metasilicates and hydrous silicates.

Parent Functions

GO:0044237cellular metabolic process