reactive oxygen species metabolic process
name: reactive oxygen species metabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving a reactive oxygen species, any molecules or ions formed by the incomplete one-electron reduction of oxygen. They contribute to the microbicidal activity of phagocytes, regulation of signal transduction and gene expression, and the oxidative damage to biopolymers.
|GO:0006801||superoxide metabolic process|
|GO:0042743||hydrogen peroxide metabolic process|
|GO:0044237||cellular metabolic process|