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leucine catabolic process (GO:0006552)
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1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate catabolic process 
3-cyano-L-alanine catabolic process 
4-hydroxyproline catabolic process  
aspartate family amino acid catabolic process +   
branched-chain amino acid catabolic process to alcohol via Ehrlich pathway 
branched-chain amino acid catabolic process to carboxylic acid via Ehrlich pathway 
citrulline catabolic process 
D-amino acid catabolic process +   
D-leucine metabolic process +  
discadenine catabolic process 
erythrose 4-phosphate/phosphoenolpyruvate family amino acid catabolic process +   
glutamine family amino acid catabolic process +   
histidine catabolic process +   
homocysteine catabolic process  
isoleucine catabolic process  
L-kynurenine catabolic process  
leucine biosynthetic process +   
leucine catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of leucine, 2-amino-4-methylpentanoic acid.
N(omega),N(omega)-dimethyl-L-arginine catabolic process 
N(omega)-methyl-L-arginine catabolic process 
N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine catabolic process +  
nopaline catabolic process +  
ornithine catabolic process +   
phosphoarginine catabolic process 
pyruvate family amino acid catabolic process +   
S-adenosylhomocysteine catabolic process  
sarcosine catabolic process  
serine family amino acid catabolic process +   
stachydrine catabolic process 
tryptophan catabolic process +   
tyrosine catabolic process +   
valine catabolic process +   

Exact Synonyms: leucine breakdown ;   leucine catabolism ;   leucine degradation
Xrefs: MIPS_funcat: ;   MetaCyc:LEU-DEG2-PWY
Definition Sources: GOC:ai

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