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Term:cholesterol catabolic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of cholesterol, cholest-5-en-3 beta-ol, the principal sterol of vertebrates and the precursor of many steroids, including bile acids and steroid hormones.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: cholesterol breakdown;   cholesterol catabolism;   cholesterol degradation

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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Akr1d1 aldo-keto reductase family 1, member D1 JBrowse link 4 65,110,706 65,143,930 RGD:1600115
G Apoe apolipoprotein E JBrowse link 1 80,612,894 80,616,820 RGD:1624291
G Cel carboxyl ester lipase JBrowse link 3 7,134,021 7,141,522 RGD:1624291
G Cyp27a1 cytochrome P450, family 27, subfamily a, polypeptide 1 JBrowse link 9 81,968,285 81,998,213 RGD:1600115
G Cyp39a1 cytochrome P450, family 39, subfamily a, polypeptide 1 JBrowse link 9 19,804,079 19,880,346 RGD:1624291
G Cyp46a1 cytochrome P450, family 46, subfamily a, polypeptide 1 JBrowse link 6 132,242,328 132,273,788 RGD:13792537
G Cyp7a1 cytochrome P450 family 7 subfamily A member 1 JBrowse link 5 19,358,734 19,368,431 RGD:70534
G Hsd3b7 hydroxy-delta-5-steroid dehydrogenase, 3 beta- and steroid delta-isomerase 7 JBrowse link 1 199,248,084 199,251,745 RGD:1599972
G Mt3 metallothionein 3 JBrowse link 19 11,324,708 11,326,112 RGD:1624291
G Scarb1 scavenger receptor class B, member 1 JBrowse link 12 36,694,952 36,761,445 RGD:1624291

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  biological_process 19678
    metabolic process 11954
      small molecule metabolic process 1834
        alcohol metabolic process 351
          alcohol catabolic process 54
            cholesterol catabolic process 10
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  biological_process 19678
    metabolic process 11954
      primary metabolic process 10613
        lipid metabolic process 1361
          steroid metabolic process 313
            sterol metabolic process 137
              cholesterol metabolic process 128
                cholesterol catabolic process 10
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