n-octane metabolic process

id: GO:0018939
name: n-octane metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving n-octane, the 8 carbon straight chain alkane used in organic syntheses, calibrations, and azeotropic distillations. It is a common component of gasoline and other petroleum products and the engine fuel antiknocking properties of an isomer of n-octane are used as a comparative standard in the Octane Rating System.

Child Functions

GO:0019498n-octane oxidation

Parent Functions

GO:0006805xenobiotic metabolic process
GO:0043446cellular alkane metabolic process