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Term:
hydrogen peroxide metabolic process (GO:0042743)
Annotations: Rat: (58) Mouse: (58) Human: (65) Chinchilla: (41) Bonobo: (42) Dog: (50) Squirrel: (41) Pig: (53)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
hydrogen peroxide metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), a potentially harmful byproduct of aerobic cellular respiration which can cause damage to DNA.
hypochlorous acid metabolic process +   
negative regulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +   
nitric oxide metabolic process +   
positive regulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +   
reactive oxygen species biosynthetic process +   
regulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +   
superoxide metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: H2O2 metabolic process ;   hydrogen peroxide metabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, PMID:21734470

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