OBO ID: GO:0018884
Term Name: carbazole metabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • CAR metabolic process
  • CAR metabolism
  • carbazole metabolism
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving carbazole, a heterocyclic aromatic compound containing a dibenzopyrrole system that is produced during coal gasification and is present in cigarette smoke. Coal tar produced at high temperature contains an average of 1.5% carbazole. It is used widely in synthesis of dyes, pharmaceuticals, and plastics and is a suspected carcinogen.
References:
  • UM-BBD_pathwayID:car
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available