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Term:
vitamin K catabolic process (GO:0042377)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
retinoic acid catabolic process  
vitamin D catabolic process +   
vitamin K biosynthetic process  
vitamin K catabolic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of any of the forms of vitamin K, quinone-derived vitamins which are involved in the synthesis of blood-clotting factors in mammals.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: naphthoquinone catabolic process ;   naphthoquinone catabolism ;   vitamin K breakdown ;   vitamin K catabolism ;   vitamin K degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, http://www.dentistry.leeds.ac.uk/biochem/thcme/vitamins.html#k

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