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Term:
saponin catabolic process (GO:0016136)
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The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of saponins, glycosides of plants in which the aglycan (sapogenin) group is a terpene or steroid and the sugar group is a glucose, a galactose, a pentose, a methylpentose or an oligosaccharide. Saponins are powerful surfactant agents and membrane active; they are, hence, toxic to animals on injection.
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Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: saponin breakdown ;   saponin catabolism ;   saponin degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators

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