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GO term:hydrogen peroxide metabolic process
Synonym: H2O2 metabolic process
Synonym: hydrogen peroxide metabolism
GO id:GO:0042743
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways involving hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), a potentially harmful byproduct of aerobic cellular respiration which can cause damage to DNA.
Number of paths to term: 2

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regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
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negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-areactive oxygen species metabolic process
                                        is-ahydrogen peroxide metabolic process [GO:0042743] (34 genes, 46 annotations)
                                                is-ahydrogen peroxide biosynthetic process +
                                                is-ahydrogen peroxide catabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of hydrogen peroxide metabolic process +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of hydrogen peroxide metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of hydrogen peroxide metabolic process +
                                        is-ahypochlorous acid metabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                        is-asuperoxide metabolic process +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-areactive oxygen species metabolic process
                                        is-ahydrogen peroxide metabolic process [GO:0042743] (34 genes, 46 annotations)
                                                is-ahydrogen peroxide biosynthetic process +
                                                is-ahydrogen peroxide catabolic process +
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of hydrogen peroxide metabolic process +
                                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of hydrogen peroxide metabolic process +
                                                regulatesregulation of hydrogen peroxide metabolic process +
                                        is-ahypochlorous acid metabolic process +
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                        is-asuperoxide metabolic process +


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07/15/2014
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