phenanthrene metabolic process
name: phenanthrene metabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving phenanthrene, a tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbon used in explosives and in the synthesis of dyes and drugs. Although phenanthrene is not mutagenic or carcinogenic, it has been shown to be toxic to marine diatoms, gastropods, mussels, crustaceans, and fish.
|GO:0042216||phenanthrene catabolic process|
|GO:0042537||benzene-containing compound metabolic process|