fluorene metabolic process

id: GO:0018917
name: fluorene metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving fluorene, a tricyclic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon containing a five-membered ring. It is a major component of fossil fuels and their derivatives and is also a by-product of coal-conversion and energy-related industries. It is commonly found in vehicle exhaust emissions, crude oils, motor oils, coal and oil combustion products, waste incineration, and industrial effluents.

Child Functions

GO:0019429fluorene catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0042537benzene-containing compound metabolic process