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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
anthocyanin-containing compound metabolic process +  
aurone metabolic process +  
flavone metabolic process +   
heme metabolic process +   
melanin metabolic process +   
phlobaphene metabolic process +  
pigment biosynthetic process +   
pigment catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of a pigment, any general or particular coloring matter in living organisms, e.g. melanin.
pigment metabolic process involved in pigmentation +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: pigment breakdown ;   pigment catabolism ;   pigment degradation
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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