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Term:
menaquinone catabolic process (GO:0042361)
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The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of menaquinones, any of the quinone-derived compounds synthesized by intestinal bacteria. Structurally, menaquinones consist of a methylated naphthoquinone ring structure and side chains composed of a variable number of unsaturated isoprenoid residues. Menaquinones have vitamin K activity and are known as vitamin K2.
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Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: menaquinone breakdown ;   menaquinone catabolism ;   menaquinone degradation ;   menatetrenone catabolic process ;   menatetrenone catabolism ;   multiprenylmenaquinone catabolic process ;   multiprenylmenaquinone catabolism ;   vitamin K2 catabolic process ;   vitamin K2 catabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, http://www.dentistry.leeds.ac.uk/biochem/thcme/vitamins.html#k

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