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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 15025
    metabolic process 9466
      cellular metabolic process 7930
        cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process 5064
          cellular nitrogen compound catabolic process 382
            pteridine-containing compound catabolic process 4
              tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process 0
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  biological_process 15025
    metabolic process 9466
      organic substance metabolic process 9108
        organic hydroxy compound metabolic process 469
          alcohol metabolic process 297
            polyol metabolic process 109
              diol metabolic process 31
                tetrahydrobiopterin metabolic process 8
                  tetrahydrobiopterin catabolic process 0
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