Term Information [More information on biphenyl metabolic process]

Accession
GO:0018879
Name
biphenyl metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
biphenyl metabolism, xenene metabolic process, xenene metabolism
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving biphenyl, a toxic aromatic hydrocarbon used as a heat transfer agent, as a fungistat in packaging citrus fruits and in plant disease control. Biphenyl can be chlorinated with 1-10 chlorine molecules to form polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Source: GOC:jl
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History
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Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of biphenyl metabolic process (GO:0018879)
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biphenyl metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
biphenyl metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
biphenyl metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  metabolic process (GO:0008152)
biphenyl metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
biphenyl metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
biphenyl metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular aromatic compound metabolic process (GO:0006725)
biphenyl metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic cyclic compound metabolic process (GO:1901360)
biphenyl metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  benzene-containing compound metabolic process (GO:0042537)
Children of biphenyl metabolic process (GO:0018879)
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biphenyl catabolic process (GO:0070980) [is_a relation] is_a  biphenyl metabolic process
UM-BBD_pathwayID
bph