2-nitropropane metabolic process

id: GO:0018938
name: 2-nitropropane metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving 2-nitropropane, a clear, colorless liquid with a mild, fruity odor. 2-nitropropane is used principally as a solvent and chemical intermediate. As a solvent, it is used in inks, paints, adhesives, varnishes, polymers, and synthetic materials. It is a feedstock for the manufacture of 2-nitro-2-methyl-1-propanol and 2-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol.

Child Functions

GO:00463042-nitropropane catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006805xenobiotic metabolic process
GO:0034641cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
GO:0043446cellular alkane metabolic process