Term Information

Accession
GO:0018906
Name
methyl tert-butyl ether metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
methyl tert-butyl ether metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving methyl tert-butyl ether, 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane. Methyl tert-butyl ether is a synthetic chemical which is mixed with gasoline for use in reformulated gasoline. It was first introduced as an additive for unleaded gasoline in the 1980s. It is also used as a laboratory reagent and a pharmaceutical agent. Source: UM-BBD_pathwayID:mtb
Comment
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History
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Subset
None
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Parents of methyl tert-butyl ether metabolic process (GO:0018906)
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methyl tert-butyl ether metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  ether metabolic process (GO:0018904)
methyl tert-butyl ether metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  xenobiotic metabolic process (GO:0006805)

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UM-BBD_pathwayID
mtb