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OBO ID: GO:0042574
Term Name: retinal metabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • retinal metabolism
  • retinaldehyde metabolic process
  • retinaldehyde metabolism
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving retinal, a compound that plays an important role in the visual process in most vertebrates. In the retina, retinal combines with opsins to form visual pigments. Retinal is one of the forms of vitamin A. 0198506732
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available