caprolactam metabolic process

id: GO:0018883
name: caprolactam metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving caprolactam, hexahydro-2h-azepin-2-one, a cyclic amide of caproic acid used in manufacture of synthetic fibers of the polyamide type. It can cause local irritation.

Child Functions

GO:0019384caprolactam catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006805xenobiotic metabolic process
GO:0072338cellular lactam metabolic process