Term Information

Accession
GO:0045455
Name
ecdysteroid metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
ecdysteroid metabolism
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving ecdysteroids, a group of polyhydroxylated ketosteroids ubiquitous in insects and other arthropods, in which they initiate post-embryonic development, including the metamorphosis of immature forms and the development of the reproductive system and the maturation of oocytes in adult females. Source: ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0045455 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of ecdysteroid metabolic process (GO:0045455)
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ecdysteroid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  steroid metabolic process (GO:0008202)
ecdysteroid metabolic process [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  instar larval or pupal development (GO:0002165)
ecdysteroid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular ketone metabolic process (GO:0042180)
ecdysteroid metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular hormone metabolic process (GO:0034754)
Children of ecdysteroid metabolic process (GO:0045455)
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ecdysteroid biosynthetic process (GO:0045456) [is_a relation] is_a  ecdysteroid metabolic process
positive regulation of ecdysteroid metabolic process (GO:0045966) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  ecdysteroid metabolic process
ecdysone metabolic process (GO:0008205) [is_a relation] is_a  ecdysteroid metabolic process
regulation of ecdysteroid metabolic process (GO:0007553) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  ecdysteroid metabolic process
negative regulation of ecdysteroid metabolic process (GO:0045965) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  ecdysteroid metabolic process
ecdysteroid catabolic process (GO:0046344) [is_a relation] is_a  ecdysteroid metabolic process
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