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Term:
naphthalene metabolic process (GO:0018931)
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naphthalene metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving naphthalene, a fused ring bicyclic aromatic hydrocarbon commonly found in crude oil and oil products. Naphthalene is familiar as the compound that gives mothballs their odor; it is used in the manufacture of plastics, dyes, solvents, and other chemicals, as well as being used as an antiseptic and insecticide.
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phenanthrene metabolic process +  
terpene metabolic process +   
toluene metabolic process +   
xylene metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: naphthalene metabolism
Xrefs: UM-BBD_pathwayID:naph
Definition Sources: http://www.iversonsoftware.com/reference/chemistry/n/Naphthalene.htm

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