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Category:GO:0006684 ! sphingomyelin metabolic process

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DAG for GO:0006684id: GO:0006684

name: sphingomyelin metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
def: "The chemical reactions and pathways involving sphingomyelin, N-acyl-4-sphingenyl-1-O-phosphorylcholine, any of a class of phospholipids in which the amino group of sphingosine is in amide linkage with one of several fatty acids, while the terminal hydroxyl group of sphingosine is esterified to phosphorylcholine." [ISBN:0198506732]
subset: gosubset_prok
synonym: "sphingomyelin metabolism" EXACT []
is_a: GO:0006644 ! phospholipid metabolic process
is_a: GO:0006665 ! sphingolipid metabolic process
is_a: GO:0043603 ! cellular amide metabolic process
is_a: GO:0097164 ! ammonium ion metabolic process


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