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Term:
estrogen catabolic process (GO:0006711)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(17Z)-protosta-17(20),24-dien-3beta-ol catabolic process 
androgen catabolic process  
auxin catabolic process +  
bile acid catabolic process  
brassinosteroid catabolic process 
brexanolone catabolic process 
C21-steroid hormone catabolic process +   
calcitonin catabolic process  
cytokinin catabolic process +  
ecdysteroid catabolic process +  
ergosteryl 3-beta-D-glucoside catabolic process 
estrogen biosynthetic process +   
estrogen catabolic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of estrogens, C18 steroid hormones that can stimulate the development of female sexual characteristics. Also found in plants.
glucocorticoid catabolic process +   
helvolic acid catabolic process 
juvenile hormone catabolic process +  
melatonin catabolic process 
mineralocorticoid catabolic process +  
pheromone catabolic process 
phytosteroid catabolic process +  
sterol catabolic process +   
thyroid hormone catabolic process  
vitamin D catabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: estrogen breakdown ;   estrogen catabolism ;   estrogen degradation ;   oestrogen catabolic process ;   oestrogen catabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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