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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 Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G LOC100686607 UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 2B31-like ISO RGD PMID:16006569 RGD:1600442

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  biological_process 16162
    cellular process 15442
      cellular metabolic process 9630
        xenobiotic metabolic process 57
          xenobiotic catabolic process 10
            biphenyl catabolic process 1
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  biological_process 16162
    response to stimulus 8537
      response to chemical 5053
        cellular response to chemical stimulus 3277
          cellular response to xenobiotic stimulus 62
            xenobiotic metabolic process 57
              xenobiotic catabolic process 10
                biphenyl catabolic process 1
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