methyl tert-butyl ether metabolic process
name: methyl tert-butyl ether metabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving methyl tert-butyl ether, 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane. Methyl tert-butyl ether is a synthetic chemical which is mixed with gasoline for use in reformulated gasoline. It was first introduced as an additive for unleaded gasoline in the 1980s. It is also used as a laboratory reagent and a pharmaceutical agent.
|GO:0006805||xenobiotic metabolic process|
|GO:0018904||organic ether metabolic process|