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S-adenosylmethionine biosynthetic process  
S-adenosylmethionine catabolic process +  
S-adenosylmethionine cycle +   
A cyclic series of interconversions involving S-adenosylmethionine, S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine, L-cysteine, and L-methionine. Couples utilization of the methyl group of SAM with recycling of the homocysteinyl group and regeneration of methionine.

Exact Synonyms: SAM cycle ;   activated methyl cycle
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY-5041
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, MetaCyc:PWY-5041

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