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Term:
ketone body catabolic process (GO:0046952)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
acetoacetic acid metabolic process +   
acetone metabolic process +  
alcohol catabolic process +   
aldehyde catabolic process +   
alkane catabolic process +  
alkene catabolic process +  
alkyne catabolic process +  
amyloid-beta clearance by cellular catabolic process  
antibiotic catabolic process +  
aromatic compound catabolic process +   
autophagy +   
cellular alcohol catabolic process +  
cellular carbohydrate catabolic process +   
cellular lipid catabolic process +   
cellular macromolecule catabolic process +   
cellular nitrogen compound catabolic process +   
dibenzo-p-dioxin catabolic process  
drug catabolic process +   
fatty acid primary amide catabolic process 
fatty-acyl-CoA catabolic process +   
formaldehyde catabolic process  
glycerol ether catabolic process +   
heterocycle catabolic process +   
hydrogen peroxide catabolic process +   
hypochlorous acid catabolic process 
icosanoid catabolic process +   
ketone body biosynthetic process +   
ketone body catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of ketone bodies, any one of the three substances: acetoacetate, D-3-hydroxybutyrate (beta-hydroxybutyrate) or acetone. Ketone bodies can be used as an energy source as an alternative to glucose. Utilization of ketone bodies in peripheral tissues involves conversion of acetoacetate to acetoacetyl-CoA, which is then converted to two molecules of acetyl-CoA.
ketone catabolic process +   
monosaccharide catabolic process +   
negative regulation of cellular catabolic process +   
neurotransmitter catabolic process +   
nucleobase-containing small molecule catabolic process +   
organic acid catabolic process +   
organomercury catabolic process +  
peptide catabolic process +   
peptidyl-diphthamide catabolic process 
peptidyl-diphthine catabolic process 
pheromone catabolic process 
polyphosphate catabolic process  
positive regulation of cellular catabolic process +   
receptor catabolic process +   
regulation of cellular catabolic process +   
sulfur compound catabolic process +   
thiocyanate catabolic process 
toxin catabolic process +   
urate catabolic process  
urea catabolic process +  
vitamin catabolic process +   
xenobiotic catabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: ketolysis ;   ketone body breakdown ;   ketone body catabolism ;   ketone body degradation ;   utilization of ketone bodies
Xrefs: MetaCyc:PWY66-368 ;   Reactome:R-HSA-77108
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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