Term Information

Accession
GO:0030211
Name
heparin catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
heparin breakdown, heparin catabolism, heparin degradation, heparan sulfate catabolic process
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of heparin, any member of a group of glycosaminoglycans of average Mr (6000-20000), consisting predominantly of alternating alpha-(1->4)-linked D-galactose and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine-6-sulfate residues. Source: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:mah
Comment
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History
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Subset
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Parents of heparin catabolic process (GO:0030211)
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heparin catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  sulfur compound catabolic process (GO:0044273)
heparin catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  heparin metabolic process (GO:0030202)
heparin catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  glycosaminoglycan catabolic process (GO:0006027)

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