OBO ID: GO:0018894
Term Name: dibenzo-p-dioxin metabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • dibenzo-p-dioxin metabolism
  • oxanthrene metabolic process
  • oxanthrene metabolism
  • phenodioxin metabolic process
  • phenodioxin metabolism
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving dibenzo-p-dioxin, a substance composed of two benzene rings linked by two ether bonds. Dibenzo-p-dioxins are generated as by-products in the manufacturing of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, paper pulp bleaching, and in incineration, and can accumulate in milk and throughout the food chain, creating significant health concern.
References:
  • UM-BBD_pathwayID:dpd
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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