nitrile metabolic process

id: GO:0050898
name: nitrile metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving nitriles, an organic compound containing trivalent nitrogen attached to one carbon atom. The nitriles are named with reference to the acids produced by their decomposition; for example, hydrocyanic acid is formic nitrile, and methyl cyanide is acetic nitrile.

Child Functions

GO:0018865acrylonitrile metabolic process
GO:0018876benzonitrile metabolic process
GO:0018881bromoxynil metabolic process
GO:0018890cyanamide metabolic process
GO:0050899nitrile catabolic process
GO:0080028nitrile biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006807nitrogen compound metabolic process