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Term:nitrile metabolic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving nitriles, an organic compound containing trivalent nitrogen attached to one carbon atom. The nitriles are named with reference to the acids produced by their decomposition; for example, hydrocyanic acid is formic nitrile, and methyl cyanide is acetic nitrile.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: nitrile metabolism

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  biological_process 19541
    metabolic process 11844
      organic substance metabolic process 11378
        organonitrogen compound metabolic process 6865
          nitrile metabolic process 0
            7-cyano-7-deazaguanine metabolic process + 0
            acrylonitrile metabolic process + 0
            benzonitrile metabolic process 0
            bromoxynil metabolic process 0
            cyanamide metabolic process 0
            cyanoamino acid metabolic process + 0
            cyanogenic glycoside metabolic process + 0
            nitrile biosynthetic process + 0
            nitrile catabolic process + 0
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