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Keyword - Galactose metabolism (KW-0299)

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Protein involved in the biochemical reactions with the monosaccharide galactose. This optical isomer (epimer) of glucose is a constituent of various oligosaccharides (e.g. lactose, raffinose), polysaccharides (e.g. galactans, agar, gum arabic) and also of sphingolipids (galactocerebrosides).


  • Galactose metabolic process


Biological process


galactose metabolic process [ GO:0006012 ]


Carbohydrate metabolismGalactose metabolismBiological process
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