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biphenyl metabolic process (GO:0018879)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(+)-pinoresinol metabolic process +  
(-)-pinoresinol metabolic process +  
1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis-(4-chlorophenyl)ethane metabolic process +  
1,2,4-trichlorobenzene metabolic process 
1,4-dichlorobenzene metabolic process +  
1-(3,5-dichloro-2,6-dihydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)hexan-1-one metabolic process +  
2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid metabolic process +  
2,4-dichlorobenzoate metabolic process +  
2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid metabolic process +  
2-aminobenzenesulfonate metabolic process +  
2-chloro-N-isopropylacetanilide metabolic process +  
3,4-dihydroxybenzoate metabolic process +  
3-chlorocatechol metabolic process +  
3-phenylpropionate metabolic process +  
4-carboxy-4'-sulfoazobenzene metabolic process 
4-chlorobiphenyl metabolic process  
4-toluenecarboxylate metabolic process +  
anthranilate metabolic process +   
benzene metabolic process +   
benzoate metabolic process +   
benzonitrile metabolic process 
biphenyl metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving 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).
bromoxynil metabolic process 
chlorobenzene metabolic process 
cinnamic acid metabolic process +  
ethylbenzene metabolic process +  
eugenol metabolic process +  
gallate metabolic process +  
gerfelin metabolic process +  
homogentisate metabolic process +   
iprodione metabolic process 
kynurenine metabolic process +   
mandelate metabolic process +   
methylgallate metabolic process +  
monodictyphenone metabolic process +  
nitrobenzene metabolic process +   
o-orsellinic acid metabolic process +  
olivetolic acid biosynthetic process 
p-cumate metabolic process +  
para-aminobenzoic acid metabolic process +  
pentachlorophenol metabolic process +  
phenylacetate catabolic process  
phenylmercury acetate metabolic process +  
phthalate metabolic process +   
salicylic acid metabolic process +  
sinapate metabolic process +  
styrene metabolic process +  
toluene-containing compound metabolic process +   
vanillin metabolic process +  
xylene metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: biphenyl metabolism ;   xenene metabolic process ;   xenene metabolism
Xrefs: UM-BBD_pathwayID:bph
Definition Sources: GOC:jl

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