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Keyword - Galactitol metabolism (KW-0298)

Definition

Protein involved in the biochemical reactions with galactitol. This sugar alcohol is derived from galactose. It can be found in certain bacteria, yeasts, fungi and plants. In humans, the congenital galactosemic cataracts are due to an accumulation of galactitol within the lens.

Synonyms

  • Dulcitol metabolic process
  • Dulcitol metabolism
  • Galactitol metabolic process

Category

Biological process

Gene Ontology

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GOi

galactitol metabolic process [ GO:0019402 ]

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Galactitol metabolismBiological process
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