Term Information

Accession
GO:0018939
Name
n-octane metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
n-octane metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving n-octane, the 8 carbon straight chain alkane used in organic syntheses, calibrations, and azeotropic distillations. It is a common component of gasoline and other petroleum products and the engine fuel antiknocking properties of an isomer of n-octane are used as a comparative standard in the Octane Rating System. Source: UM-BBD_pathwayID:oct
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0018939 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of n-octane metabolic process (GO:0018939)
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n-octane metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  xenobiotic metabolic process (GO:0006805)
n-octane metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular alkane metabolic process (GO:0043446)
Children of n-octane metabolic process (GO:0018939)
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n-octane oxidation (GO:0019498) [is_a relation] is_a  n-octane metabolic process
UM-BBD_pathwayID
oct