tetrachloroethylene metabolic process

id: GO:0018967
name: tetrachloroethylene metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving tetrachloroethylene (tetrachloroethene), a derivative of ethene with the hydrogen atoms replaced by chlorines. Tetrachloroethene has been used primarily as a solvent in dry-cleaning industries and to a lesser extent as a degreasing solvent.

Child Functions

GO:0019337tetrachloroethylene catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0042196chlorinated hydrocarbon metabolic process
GO:0043449cellular alkene metabolic process