Predicate: metabolize

Roleset id: metabolize.01 , cause a change in something, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

metabolize.01: METABOLIZE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'metabolize' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from metabolize.01-v predicate notes) METABOLISM-N NOTES: Based on Temprel data. Comparison to metabolize.01. No VN class. No FN class. Framed by Katie. (from metabolism.01-n)


metabolism (n.)
metabolize (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of change
        Arg1-PPT: thing changing
        Arg2-DIR: source, original substance

Example: passive

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        [The drug, discovered in 1984,]-1 is metabolized [*-1]from soil fungus found in Japan.

        Rel: metabolized
        Arg1: [*-1]
        Arg2: from soil fungus found in Japan

Example: Note that there is an enzyme implied here to metabolize, which is why 'in the liver' is a location

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        normal metabolism in the liver

        Argm-adj: normal
        Rel: metabolism
        Argm-loc: in the liver