carbazole metabolic process

id: GO:0018884
name: carbazole metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving carbazole, a heterocyclic aromatic compound containing a dibenzopyrrole system that is produced during coal gasification and is present in cigarette smoke. Coal tar produced at high temperature contains an average of 1.5% carbazole. It is used widely in synthesis of dyes, pharmaceuticals, and plastics and is a suspected carcinogen.

Child Functions

GO:0046232carbazole catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006807nitrogen compound metabolic process
GO:0042537benzene-containing compound metabolic process
GO:0046483heterocycle metabolic process