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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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part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
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negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


obsolete 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] (38 genes, 50 annotations)
                                                is-adetoxification of hydrogen peroxide +
                                                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 +
                                        is-anitric oxide metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                        is-areactive oxygen species biosynthetic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process by negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter
                                        regulatesregulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process by positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter
                                        is-asuperoxide metabolic process +


obsolete 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] (38 genes, 50 annotations)
                                                is-adetoxification of hydrogen peroxide +
                                                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 +
                                        is-anitric oxide metabolic process +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                        is-areactive oxygen species biosynthetic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process +
                                        regulatesregulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process by negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter
                                        regulatesregulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic process by positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter
                                        is-asuperoxide metabolic process +


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