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Term:
norepinephrine catabolic process (GO:0042422)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
dopamine catabolic process  
epinephrine catabolic process +  
norepinephrine biosynthetic process +   
norepinephrine catabolic process 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of norepinephrine, a hormone secreted by the adrenal medulla, and a neurotransmitter in the sympathetic peripheral nervous system and in some tracts in the central nervous system. It is also the demethylated biosynthetic precursor of epinephrine.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: levarterenol catabolic process ;   levarterenol catabolism ;   noradrenaline catabolic process ;   noradrenaline catabolism ;   norepinephrine breakdown ;   norepinephrine catabolism ;   norepinephrine degradation
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Norepinephrine#Degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198506732

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