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Term:
porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process (GO:0006787)
Annotations: Rat: (6) Mouse: (4) Human: (7) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (4) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (4)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
chlorophyll metabolic process +  
cobalamin catabolic process  
corrin catabolic process 
heme metabolic process +   
negative regulation of tetrapyrrole catabolic process +  
porphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process +   
porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of any member of a large group of derivatives or analogs of porphyrin. Porphyrin consists of a ring of four pyrrole nuclei linked each to the next at their alpha positions through a methine group.
positive regulation of tetrapyrrole catabolic process +  
protoporphyrinogen IX metabolic process +   
regulation of tetrapyrrole catabolic process +  
uroporphyrinogen III metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: porphyrin breakdown ;   porphyrin catabolic process ;   porphyrin catabolism ;   porphyrin degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198506732

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