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Term:fluorene metabolic process
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Accession:GO:0018917 term browser browse the term
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.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: fluorene metabolism
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  biological_process 20014
    metabolic process 12256
      cellular metabolic process 11065
        cellular aromatic compound metabolic process 5708
          fluorene metabolic process 0
            fluorene catabolic process 0
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