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Category:GO:0018966 ! styrene metabolic process

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DAG for GO:0018966id: GO:0018966

name: styrene metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
def: "The chemical reactions and pathways involving styrene, an aromatic hydrocarbon liquid soluble in ether and alcohol. When heated, exposed to light or added to a peroxide catalyst, it undergoes polymerization to form polystyrene, a versatile material used in the manufacture of plastics, synthetic rubber, thermal insulation, and packaging. Styrene is a classified mutagen and a suspected carcinogen." [GOC:jl, UM-BBD_pathwayID:sty]
synonym: "styrene metabolism" EXACT []
xref: UM-BBD_pathwayID:sty
is_a: GO:0042537 ! benzene-containing compound metabolic process
is_a: GO:0120252 ! hydrocarbon metabolic process
is_a: GO:0120254 ! olefinic compound metabolic process

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0018966</GOterm>
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