OBO ID: GO:0070980
Term Name: biphenyl catabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • biphenyl breakdown
  • biphenyl catabolism
  • biphenyl degradation
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of biphenyl, a toxic aromatic hydrocarbon used as a heat transfer agent, as a fungistat in packaging citrus fruits and in plant disease control. Biphenyl can be chlorinated with 1-10 chlorine molecules to form polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). (3)
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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