Term Information

Accession
GO:0046292
Name
formaldehyde metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
formaldehyde metabolism, methanal metabolic process, methanal metabolism
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving formaldehyde (methanal, H2C=O), a colorless liquid or gas with a pungent odor, commonly used as a fixative or an antibacterial agent. Source: GOC:ai, CHEBI:16842, http://chemfinder.cambridgesoft.com/
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0046292 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of formaldehyde metabolic process (GO:0046292)
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formaldehyde metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular aldehyde metabolic process (GO:0006081)
formaldehyde metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  antibiotic metabolic process (GO:0016999)
formaldehyde metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule metabolic process (GO:0044281)
Children of formaldehyde metabolic process (GO:0046292)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
formaldehyde assimilation (GO:0019649) [is_a relation] is_a  formaldehyde metabolic process
formaldehyde catabolic process (GO:0046294) [is_a relation] is_a  formaldehyde metabolic process
formaldehyde biosynthetic process (GO:0046293) [is_a relation] is_a  formaldehyde metabolic process
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