methyl tert-butyl ether metabolic process

id: GO:0018906
name: methyl tert-butyl ether metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving methyl tert-butyl ether, 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane. Methyl tert-butyl ether is a synthetic chemical which is mixed with gasoline for use in reformulated gasoline. It was first introduced as an additive for unleaded gasoline in the 1980s. It is also used as a laboratory reagent and a pharmaceutical agent.

Parent Functions

GO:0006805xenobiotic metabolic process
GO:0018904organic ether metabolic process