Term Information

Accession
GO:0018917
Name
fluorene metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
fluorene metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving fluorene, a tricyclic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon containing a five-membered ring. It is a major component of fossil fuels and their derivatives and is also a by-product of coal-conversion and energy-related industries. It is commonly found in vehicle exhaust emissions, crude oils, motor oils, coal and oil combustion products, waste incineration, and industrial effluents. Source: UM-BBD_pathwayID:flu
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0018917 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of fluorene metabolic process (GO:0018917)
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fluorene metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  organic cyclic compound metabolic process (GO:1901360)
fluorene metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular aromatic compound metabolic process (GO:0006725)
Children of fluorene metabolic process (GO:0018917)
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fluorene catabolic process (GO:0019429) [is_a relation] is_a  fluorene metabolic process
UM-BBD_pathwayID
flu