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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  
amino acid catabolic process via Ehrlich pathway +  
anaerobic amino acid catabolic process +  
anthranilate 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 
aspartate family amino acid catabolic process +   
beta-alanine catabolic process +   
branched-chain amino acid catabolic process +   
citrulline 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 +   
glutamine family amino acid catabolic process +   
histidine catabolic process +   
homocysteine catabolic process  
indole catabolic process 
indole glucosinolate catabolic process 
indole phytoalexin catabolic process 
indoleacetic acid biosynthetic process via tryptophan +  
indoleacetic acid catabolic process 
isoleucine catabolic process  
L-kynurenine catabolic process  
L-phenylalanine catabolic process +   
L-proline betaine catabolic process 
leucine catabolic process +   
melatonin 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 +  
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  
serotonin 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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