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Term:
carnitine catabolic process (GO:0042413)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
carnitine biosynthetic process  
carnitine catabolic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of carnitine (hydroxy-trimethyl aminobutyric acid), a compound that participates in the transfer of acyl groups across the inner mitochondrial membrane.
carnitine metabolic process, CoA-linked  
ergothioneine catabolic process 
glycine betaine catabolic process 
N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine catabolic process 
stachydrine catabolic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: carnitine breakdown ;   carnitine catabolism ;   carnitine degradation ;   vitamin Bt catabolic process ;   vitamin Bt catabolism
Definition Sources: GOC:jl, ISBN:0198506732

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