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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 18536
    metabolic process 11867
      cellular metabolic process 10809
        cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process 6616
          cellular nitrogen compound catabolic process 490
            pteridine-containing compound catabolic process 4
              tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process 0
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  biological_process 18536
    metabolic process 11867
      organic substance metabolic process 11374
        organic hydroxy compound metabolic process 597
          alcohol metabolic process 388
            polyol metabolic process 130
              diol metabolic process 30
                tetrahydrobiopterin metabolic process 9
                  tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process 0
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