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chlorophyll catabolic process (GO:0015996)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
anthocyanin-containing compound catabolic process +  
bacteriochlorophyll metabolic process +  
bilirubin conjugation  
chlorophyll a metabolic process +  
chlorophyll biosynthetic process +  
chlorophyll catabolic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of chlorophyll, any compound of magnesium complexed in a porphyrin (tetrapyrrole) ring and which functions as a photosynthetic pigment, into less complex products.
chlorophyll cycle 
chlorophyllide metabolic process +  
eye pigment catabolic process +  
heme catabolic process +   
heme oxidation  
melanin catabolic process 
ocellus pigment catabolic process +  
regulation of chlorophyll metabolic process +  

Exact Synonyms: chlorophyll breakdown ;   chlorophyll catabolism ;   chlorophyll degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:jl

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