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purine nucleobase catabolic process (GO:0006145)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adenine metabolic process +   
discadenine catabolic process 
guanine metabolic process +   
hypoxanthine metabolic process +   
isopentenyl adenine catabolic process 
negative regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process 
positive regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process 
purine nucleobase biosynthetic process +   
purine nucleobase catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of purine nucleobases, one of the two classes of nitrogen-containing ring compounds found in DNA and RNA, which include adenine and guanine.
purine nucleoside bisphosphate catabolic process +   
purine nucleoside catabolic process +   
purine nucleotide catabolic process +   
pyrimidine nucleobase catabolic process +   
regulation of purine nucleobase metabolic process +  
urate catabolic process  
xanthine metabolic process +   

Exact Synonyms: purine base breakdown ;   purine base catabolic process ;   purine base catabolism ;   purine base degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators

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