naphthalene metabolic process

id: GO:0018931
name: naphthalene metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving naphthalene, a fused ring bicyclic aromatic hydrocarbon commonly found in crude oil and oil products. Naphthalene is familiar as the compound that gives mothballs their odor; it is used in the manufacture of plastics, dyes, solvents, and other chemicals, as well as being used as an antiseptic and insecticide.

Child Functions

GO:0018984naphthalenesulfonate metabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0042537benzene-containing compound metabolic process