Term Information

Accession
GO:0010126
Name
mycothiol metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
mycothiol metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving mycothiol, which consists of N-acetyl-L-cysteine linked to a pseudodisaccharide, D-glucosamine and myo-inositol. Mycothiol is produced in actinomycetes like mycobacteria and serves similar functions to glutathione. Source: GOC:pz
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0010126 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of mycothiol metabolic process (GO:0010126)
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mycothiol metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  sulfur compound metabolic process (GO:0006790)
mycothiol metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  glycoside metabolic process (GO:0016137)
mycothiol metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cofactor metabolic process (GO:0051186)
Children of mycothiol metabolic process (GO:0010126)
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mycothiol biosynthetic process (GO:0010125) [is_a relation] is_a  mycothiol metabolic process