naphthalene metabolic process
name: naphthalene metabolic process
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.
|GO:0018984||naphthalenesulfonate metabolic process|
|GO:0042537||benzene-containing compound metabolic process|