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Term:parathion catabolic process
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Accession:GO:0019339 term browser browse the term
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of parathion, a highly toxic organophosphate compound. Degradation of parathion by sunlight or liver enzymes can result in the formation of the active compound paraoxon which interferes with the nervous system through cholinesterase inhibition.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: parathion breakdown;   parathion catabolism;   parathion degradation
 xref: MetaCyc:PARATHION-DEGRADATION-PWY


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  biological_process 19678
    metabolic process 11954
      nitrogen compound metabolic process 10059
        parathion metabolic process 0
          parathion catabolic process 0
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  biological_process 19678
    metabolic process 11954
      cellular metabolic process 10782
        phosphorus metabolic process 3255
          organophosphate metabolic process 950
            organophosphate catabolic process 133
              parathion catabolic process 0
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