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Term:tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of tetrahydrobiopterin, the reduced form of biopterin (2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-(1,2-dihydroxypropyl)-pteridine). It functions as a hydroxylation coenzyme, e.g. in the conversion of phenylalanine to tyrosine.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 5,6,7,8-tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process;   tetrahydrobiopterin breakdown;   tetrahydrobiopterin catabolism;   tetrahydrobiopterin degradation


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  biological_process 19492
    metabolic process 11795
      cellular metabolic process 10753
        cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process 6602
          cellular nitrogen compound catabolic process 432
            pteridine-containing compound catabolic process 4
              tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process 0
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  biological_process 19492
    metabolic process 11795
      organic substance metabolic process 11334
        organic hydroxy compound metabolic process 551
          alcohol metabolic process 360
            polyol metabolic process 121
              diol metabolic process 28
                tetrahydrobiopterin metabolic process 8
                  tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process 0
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