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Term:styrene metabolic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving styrene, an aromatic hydrocarbon liquid soluble in ether and alcohol. When heated, exposed to light or added to a peroxide catalyst, it undergoes polymerization to form polystyrene, a versatile material used in the manufacture of plastics, synthetic rubber, thermal insulation, and packaging. Styrene is a classified mutagen and a suspected carcinogen.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: styrene metabolism
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  biological_process 12243
    metabolic process 7792
      organic substance metabolic process 7505
        hydrocarbon metabolic process 5
          styrene metabolic process 0
            styrene catabolic process 0
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  biological_process 12243
    metabolic process 7792
      cellular metabolic process 6682
        cellular aromatic compound metabolic process 4007
          benzene-containing compound metabolic process 24
            styrene metabolic process 0
              styrene catabolic process 0
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