dibenzo-p-dioxin metabolic process

id: GO:0018894
name: dibenzo-p-dioxin metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving dibenzo-p-dioxin, a substance composed of two benzene rings linked by two ether bonds. Dibenzo-p-dioxins are generated as by-products in the manufacturing of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, paper pulp bleaching, and in incineration, and can accumulate in milk and throughout the food chain, creating significant health concern.

Child Functions

GO:0019341dibenzo-p-dioxin catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0018904organic ether metabolic process
GO:0042537benzene-containing compound metabolic process
GO:0046483heterocycle metabolic process