benzoate metabolic process

id: GO:0018874
name: benzoate metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving benzoate, the anion of benzoic acid (benzenecarboxylic acid), a fungistatic compound widely used as a food preservative; it is conjugated to glycine in the liver and excreted as hippuric acid.

Child Functions

GO:0018875anaerobic benzoate metabolic process
GO:00188982,4-dichlorobenzoate metabolic process
GO:0019597(R)-mandelate catabolic process to benzoate
GO:0019620aerobic benzoate metabolic process
GO:0043420anthranilate metabolic process
GO:0043639benzoate catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0032787monocarboxylic acid metabolic process
GO:0042537benzene-containing compound metabolic process