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epinephrine catabolic process (GO:0042419)
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dopamine catabolic process  
epinephrine biosynthetic process  
epinephrine catabolic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of epinephrine, a hormone produced by the medulla of the adrenal glands that increases heart activity, improves the power and prolongs the action of muscles, and increases the rate and depth of breathing. It is synthesized by the methylation of norepinephrine.
norepinephrine catabolic process 

Exact Synonyms: adrenaline catabolic process ;   adrenaline catabolism ;   epinephrine breakdown ;   epinephrine catabolism ;   epinephrine degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0192801023, ISBN:0198506732

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