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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 19494
    metabolic process 11798
      cellular metabolic process 10718
        cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process 6561
          cellular nitrogen compound catabolic process 433
            pteridine-containing compound catabolic process 4
              tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process 0
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  biological_process 19494
    metabolic process 11798
      organic substance metabolic process 11338
        organic hydroxy compound metabolic process 556
          alcohol metabolic process 365
            polyol metabolic process 121
              diol metabolic process 28
                tetrahydrobiopterin metabolic process 8
                  tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process 0
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