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OBO ID: GO:0006707
Term Name: cholesterol catabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • cholesterol breakdown
  • cholesterol catabolism
  • cholesterol degradation
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of cholesterol, cholest-5-en-3 beta-ol, the principal sterol of vertebrates and the precursor of many steroids, including bile acids and steroid hormones.
References:
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available