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Term:
ornithine catabolic process (GO:0006593)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate catabolic process 
3-cyano-L-alanine catabolic process 
4-hydroxyproline catabolic process  
arginine biosynthetic process via ornithine +   
arginine catabolic process to ornithine  
aspartate family amino acid catabolic process +   
citrulline catabolic process 
D-amino acid catabolic process +   
D-ornithine metabolic process 
discadenine catabolic process 
erythrose 4-phosphate/phosphoenolpyruvate family amino acid catabolic process +   
glutamate catabolic process to ornithine 
glutamine family amino acid catabolic process +   
histidine catabolic process +   
homocysteine catabolic process  
isoleucine catabolic process  
L-alanine biosynthetic process via ornithine 
L-kynurenine catabolic process  
leucine 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 
nopaline catabolic process +  
ornithine biosynthetic process  
ornithine catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of ornithine, an amino acid only rarely found in proteins, but which is important in living organisms as an intermediate in the reactions of the urea cycle and in arginine biosynthesis.
phosphoarginine catabolic process 
putrescine biosynthetic process from ornithine  
pyruvate family amino acid catabolic process +   
regulation of ornithine metabolic process +  
S-adenosylhomocysteine catabolic process  
sarcosine catabolic process  
serine family amino acid catabolic process +   
stachydrine catabolic process 
tryptophan catabolic process +   
tyrosine catabolic process +   
valine catabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: ornithine breakdown ;   ornithine catabolism ;   ornithine degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0192801023

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