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Term Information

Accession
GO:0006787
Name
porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
porphyrin breakdown, porphyrin catabolic process, porphyrin catabolism, porphyrin degradation
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of any member of a large group of derivatives or analogs of porphyrin. Porphyrin consists of a ring of four pyrrole nuclei linked each to the next at their alpha positions through a methine group. Source: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0006787 at QuickGO
Subset
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Parents of porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process (GO:0006787)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  tetrapyrrole catabolic process (GO:0033015)
porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process (GO:0006778)
Children of porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process (GO:0006787)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
heme catabolic process (GO:0042167) [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process
bilirubin conjugation (GO:0006789) [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process
heme oxidation (GO:0006788) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process
chlorophyll catabolic process (GO:0015996) [is_a relation] is_a  porphyrin-containing compound catabolic process
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