propylene metabolic process

id: GO:0018964
name: propylene metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving propylene, an alkene produced by catalytic or thermal cracking of hydrocarbons or as a by-product of petroleum refining. It is used mainly in the preparation of alkylates for gasoline and in the production of polypropylene, acrylonitrile, propylene oxide and a number of other industrial chemicals.

Child Functions

GO:0042208propylene catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006805xenobiotic metabolic process
GO:0043449cellular alkene metabolic process