OBO ID: GO:0046482
Term Name: para-aminobenzoic acid metabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 4-aminobenzoic acid metabolic process
  • 4-aminobenzoic acid metabolism
  • p-aminobenzoic acid metabolic process
  • p-aminobenzoic acid metabolism
  • PABA metabolic process
  • PABA metabolism
  • para-aminobenzoic acid metabolism
  • vitamin Bx metabolic process
  • vitamin Bx metabolism
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving para-aminobenzoic acid, an intermediate in the synthesis of folic acid, a compound which some organisms, e.g. prokaryotes, eukaryotic microbes, and plants, can synthesize de novo. Others, notably mammals, cannot. In yeast, it is present as a factor in the B complex of vitamins. (3)
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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