OBO ID: GO:0019429
Term Name: fluorene catabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • fluorene breakdown
  • fluorene catabolism
  • fluorene degradation
  • fluorene metabolic process
  • fluorene metabolism
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of fluorene, a tricyclic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon containing a five-membered ring. It is a major component of fossil fuels and their derivatives and is also a by-product of coal-conversion and energy-related industries. It is commonly found in vehicle exhaust emissions, crude oils, motor oils, coal and oil combustion products, waste incineration, and industrial effluents. 15317800
References:
  • MetaCyc:FLUORENE-DEG-9-ONE-PWY
  • UM-BBD_pathwayID:flu
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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