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Accession
GO:0042369
Name
vitamin D catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
vitamin D breakdown, vitamin D catabolism, vitamin D degradation, calciferol catabolic process, calciferol catabolism, cholecalciferol biosynthesis, cholecalciferol biosynthetic process, ergocalciferol biosynthesis, ergocalciferol biosynthetic process
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of vitamin D, any of a group of related, fat-soluble compounds that are derived from delta-5,7 steroids and play a central role in calcium metabolism. Specific forms of vitamin D include calciferol (ergocalciferol; vitamin D2) and cholecalciferol (calciol; vitamin D3). Source: ISBN:0471331309, GOC:mah
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History
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Parents of vitamin D catabolic process (GO:0042369)
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vitamin D catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin D metabolic process (GO:0042359)
vitamin D catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  fat-soluble vitamin catabolic process (GO:0042363)
vitamin D catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  steroid catabolic process (GO:0006706)
vitamin D catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  organic hydroxy compound catabolic process (GO:1901616)
Children of vitamin D catabolic process (GO:0042369)
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vitamin D3 catabolic process (GO:1901754) [is_a relation] is_a  vitamin D catabolic process
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