Term Information

Accession
GO:0016127
Name
sterol catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
sterol breakdown, sterol catabolism, sterol degradation
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of sterols, steroids with one or more hydroxyl groups and a hydrocarbon side-chain in the molecule. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0016127 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of sterol catabolic process (GO:0016127)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
sterol catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  steroid catabolic process (GO:0006706)
sterol catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  organic hydroxy compound catabolic process (GO:1901616)
sterol catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  sterol metabolic process (GO:0016125)
Children of sterol catabolic process (GO:0016127)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
cholesterol catabolic process (GO:0006707) [is_a relation] is_a  sterol catabolic process
ecdysone catabolic process (GO:0006708) [is_a relation] is_a  sterol catabolic process
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