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Term:heparin catabolic process
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Accession:GO:0030211 term browser browse the term
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of heparin, any member of a group of glycosaminoglycans of average Mr (6000-20000), consisting predominantly of alternating alpha-(1->4)-linked D-galactose and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine-6-sulfate residues.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: heparin breakdown;   heparin catabolism;   heparin degradation
 related_synonym: heparan sulfate catabolic process

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Idua alpha-L-iduronidase ISO (PMID:21873421)
MGI:2176236|MGI:4415188 (MGI:4397742|PMID:19834056), (MGI:4414887|PMID:19751987), (MGI:5295514|PMID:21873421)
RGD PMID:19751987, PMID:19834056, PMID:21873421 MGI:4397742, MGI:4414887, MGI:5295514 NCBI chr14:2,041,828...2,056,762
Ensembl chr14:2,042,411...2,056,762
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  biological_process 20020
    metabolic process 12263
      cellular metabolic process 11073
        sulfur compound metabolic process 308
          sulfur compound catabolic process 23
            heparin catabolic process 1
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  biological_process 20020
    metabolic process 12263
      organic substance metabolic process 11643
        macromolecule metabolic process 10077
          aminoglycan metabolic process 119
            glycosaminoglycan metabolic process 100
              mucopolysaccharide metabolic process 77
                heparin metabolic process 13
                  heparin catabolic process 1
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