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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 13863
    metabolic process 8968
      cellular metabolic process 8160
        cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process 4851
          cellular nitrogen compound catabolic process 361
            pteridine-containing compound catabolic process 3
              tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process 0
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  biological_process 13863
    metabolic process 8968
      organic substance metabolic process 8616
        organic hydroxy compound metabolic process 457
          alcohol metabolic process 285
            polyol metabolic process 103
              diol metabolic process 25
                tetrahydrobiopterin metabolic process 5
                  tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process 0
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