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Keyword Carbohydrate metabolism

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Definition

Protein participating in biochemical reactions in which carbohydrates are involved. Carbohydrate is a general term for sugars and related compounds with the general formula Cn(H2O)n. The smallest are monosaccharides (e.g. glucose); polysaccharides (e.g. starch, cellulose, glycogen) can be large and vary in length.

Synonyms

  • Carbohydrate metabolic process
  • Sugar metabolic process
  • Sugar metabolism

Category

Biological process

GOi

carbohydrate metabolic process [ GO:0005975 ]

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Carbohydrate metabolismBiological process