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tryptophan catabolic process (GO:0006569)
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'de novo' NAD biosynthetic process from tryptophan +   
1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate catabolic process 
3-cyano-L-alanine catabolic process 
4-hydroxyproline catabolic process  
alanine catabolic process +   
amino acid catabolic process via Ehrlich pathway +  
anaerobic amino acid catabolic process +  
anthranilate catabolic process 
arginine catabolic process +   
aromatic amino acid family catabolic process to alcohol via Ehrlich pathway 
aromatic amino acid family catabolic process to carboxylic acid via Ehrlich pathway 
asparagine catabolic process +   
aspartate catabolic process +   
aspartate family amino acid catabolic process +   
beta-alanine catabolic process +   
branched-chain amino acid catabolic process +   
citrulline catabolic process 
cysteine catabolic process +   
D-amino acid catabolic process +   
discadenine catabolic process 
erythrose 4-phosphate/phosphoenolpyruvate family amino acid catabolic process +   
fructoselysine catabolic process 
gamma-aminobutyric acid catabolic process +   
glutamate catabolic process +   
glutamine catabolic process +   
glutamine family amino acid catabolic process +   
glycine catabolic process +   
histidine catabolic process +   
homocysteine catabolic process  
homoserine catabolic process 
hydroxylysine catabolic process 
indoleacetic acid biosynthetic process via tryptophan +  
isoleucine catabolic process  
L-kynurenine catabolic process  
L-phenylalanine catabolic process +   
L-serine catabolic process  
leucine catabolic process +   
lysine catabolic process +   
methionine catabolic process +   
N(omega),N(omega)-dimethyl-L-arginine catabolic process 
N(omega)-methyl-L-arginine catabolic process 
N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine catabolic process 
nicotinate nucleotide biosynthetic process from tryptophan 
nopaline catabolic process +  
ornithine catabolic process +   
phosphoarginine catabolic process 
positive regulation of tryptophan metabolic process +  
proline catabolic process +   
psilocybin biosynthetic process 
pyruvate family amino acid catabolic process +   
regulation of tryptophan metabolic process +   
S-adenosylhomocysteine catabolic process  
sarcosine catabolic process  
serine family amino acid catabolic process +   
serotonin biosynthetic process from tryptophan +   
stachydrine catabolic process 
threonine catabolic process +   
tryptophan biosynthetic process 
tryptophan catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of tryptophan, the chiral amino acid 2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid.
tyrosine catabolic process +   
valine catabolic process +   

Exact Synonyms: tryptophan breakdown ;   tryptophan catabolism ;   tryptophan degradation
Narrow Synonyms: tryptophan catabolic process, using tryptophanase ;   tryptophan catabolism, using tryptophanase
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198547684

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