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Term:biphenyl catabolic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of biphenyl, a toxic aromatic hydrocarbon used as a heat transfer agent, as a fungistat in packaging citrus fruits and in plant disease control. Biphenyl can be chlorinated with 1-10 chlorine molecules to form polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
Synonyms:exact_synonym: biphenyl breakdown;   biphenyl catabolism;   biphenyl degradation

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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Ugt1a1 UDP glucuronosyltransferase family 1 member A1 JBrowse link 9 95,295,701 95,302,822 RGD:1600442
G Ugt2b17 UDP glucuronosyltransferase family 2 member B17 JBrowse link 14 22,724,399 22,736,148 RGD:1600442

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  biological_process 19439
    metabolic process 11641
      cellular metabolic process 10644
        cellular catabolic process 2097
          aromatic compound catabolic process 423
            biphenyl catabolic process 2
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  biological_process 19439
    response to stimulus 10457
      cellular response to stimulus 8762
        cellular response to chemical stimulus 3492
          cellular response to xenobiotic stimulus 213
            xenobiotic metabolic process 114
              xenobiotic catabolic process 20
                biphenyl catabolic process 2
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