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Term:parathion metabolic process
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Accession:GO:0018952 term browser browse the term
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving parathion, a highly toxic organophosphate compound formerly used as a broad spectrum insecticide, acaricide, fumigant and nematocide. Degradation of parathion by sunlight or liver enzymes can result in the formation of the active compound paraoxon which interferes with the nervous system through cholinesterase inhibition.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: parathion metabolism
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  biological_process 20030
    metabolic process 12185
      nitrogen compound metabolic process 10212
        parathion metabolic process 0
          parathion catabolic process 0
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  biological_process 20030
    cellular process 18802
      cellular metabolic process 10964
        phosphorus metabolic process 3049
          phosphate-containing compound metabolic process 3027
            parathion metabolic process 0
              parathion catabolic process 0
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