dimethyl sulfoxide metabolic process

id: GO:0018907
name: dimethyl sulfoxide metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving dimethyl sulfoxide, DMSO (C2H6OS), an alkyl sulfoxide that is practically odorless in its purified form. As a highly polar organic liquid, it is a powerful solvent. Its biological activities include the ability to penetrate plant and animal tissues and to preserve living cells during freezing.

Parent Functions

GO:0006790sulfur compound metabolic process