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Term:
pentitol catabolic process (GO:0019527)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
arabitol metabolic process +  
glycerol catabolic process +   
hexitol catabolic process +   
L-xylitol metabolic process +   
pentitol biosynthetic process +  
pentitol catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of pentitols, any alditol with a chain of five carbon atoms in the molecule.
ribitol metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: pentitol breakdown ;   pentitol catabolism ;   pentitol degradation
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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