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Term:
hypoxanthine catabolic process (GO:0009114)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adenine catabolic process 
anaerobic purine nucleobase catabolic process 
guanine catabolic process  
hypoxanthine biosynthetic process +   
hypoxanthine catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of hypoxanthine, 6-hydroxy purine, an intermediate in the degradation of adenylate. Its ribonucleoside is known as inosine and its ribonucleotide as inosinate.
xanthine catabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: hypoxanthine breakdown ;   hypoxanthine catabolism ;   hypoxanthine degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators

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