Term Information

Accession
GO:0019429
Name
fluorene catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
fluorene breakdown, fluorene catabolism, fluorene degradation
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of 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: GOC:go_curators
Comment
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History
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Subset
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Parents of fluorene catabolic process (GO:0019429)
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fluorene catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  xenobiotic catabolic process (GO:0042178)
fluorene catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  aromatic compound catabolic process (GO:0019439)
fluorene catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  organic cyclic compound catabolic process (GO:1901361)
fluorene catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  fluorene metabolic process (GO:0018917)
fluorene catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  drug catabolic process (GO:0042737)

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