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OBO ID: GO:0030638
Term Name: polyketide metabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • polyketide metabolism
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving polyketides, any of a diverse group of natural products synthesized via linear poly-beta-ketones, which are themselves formed by repetitive head-to-tail addition of acetyl (or substituted acetyl) units indirectly derived from acetate (or a substituted acetate) by a mechanism similar to that for fatty acid biosynthesis but without the intermediate reductive steps.0198506732
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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