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Term:
methionine catabolic process (GO:0009087)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
asparagine catabolic process +   
aspartate catabolic process +   
cysteine catabolic process +   
ergothioneine catabolic process 
homocysteine catabolic process  
hydroxylysine catabolic process 
lysine catabolic process +   
methionine biosynthetic process +   
methionine catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of methionine (2-amino-4-(methylthio)butanoic acid), a sulfur-containing, essential amino acid found in peptide linkage in proteins.
prenylcysteine catabolic process  
threonine catabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: methionine breakdown ;   methionine catabolism ;   methionine degradation
Xrefs: UM-BBD_pathwayID:met
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198506732

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