formaldehyde metabolic process

id: GO:0046292
name: formaldehyde metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving formaldehyde (methanal, H2C=O), a colorless liquid or gas with a pungent odor, commonly used as a fixative or an antibacterial agent.

Child Functions

GO:0019649formaldehyde assimilation
GO:0046293formaldehyde biosynthetic process
GO:0046294formaldehyde catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006081cellular aldehyde metabolic process
GO:0044281small molecule metabolic process