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GO_term: GO:0006012   

GO:0006012 Definition The chemical reactions and physical changes involving galactose, the aldohexose galacto-hexose. D-galactose is widely distributed in combined form in plants, animals and microorganisms as a constituent of oligo- and polysaccharides; it also occurs in galactolipids and as its glucoside in lactose and melibiose.
The chemical reactions involving galactose, the aldohexose galacto-hexose. D-galactose is widely distributed in combined form in plants, animals and microorganisms as a constituent of oligo- and polysaccharides; it also occurs in galactolipids and as its glucoside in lactose and melibiose.
Termgalactose metabolism
TypeBiological_process
Child Instance GO:0046369
GO:0019388
ParentInstance_ofGO:0019318
Attributes_of Motif (9)
Gene (5)
CDS (6)
Index Ancestor (32)
Descendent GO:0046369
GO:0019388
GO:0006012