diterpene phytoalexin metabolic process

id: GO:0051501
name: diterpene phytoalexin metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving diterpene phytoalexins, a class of diterpene formed in plants in response to fungal infection, physical damage, chemical injury, or a pathogenic process; they are sometimes referred to as plant antibiotics. Diterpenes are unsaturated hydrocarbons containing 20 carbon atoms and 4 branched methyl groups and are made up of isoprenoid units.

Child Functions

GO:0051502diterpene phytoalexin biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0016101diterpenoid metabolic process
GO:0052314phytoalexin metabolic process