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Term:
elastin catabolic process (GO:0060309)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
elastin biosynthetic process +   
elastin catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of elastin. Elastin is a glycoprotein which is randomly coiled and crosslinked to form elastic fibers that are found in connective tissue.
mannoprotein catabolic process 
O-sialoglycoprotein catabolic process 
protein deglycosylation involved in glycoprotein catabolic process +   
proteoglycan catabolic process +   
ubiquitin-dependent glycoprotein ERAD pathway +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: elastin breakdown ;   elastin catabolism ;   elastin degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:BHF, GOC:dph, GOC:tb

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