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GO:0006707 cholesterol catabolic process

Term Information

ID GO:0006707
Name cholesterol catabolic process
Ontology Biological Process
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.
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Type Synonym
exact cholesterol degradation
exact cholesterol catabolism
exact cholesterol breakdown

Taxon Constraints

The use of this term should conform to the following taxon constraints:
Taxon Rule Ancestor GO ID Ancestor GO Term Name Relationship Taxon ID Taxon Reference(s)
GOTAX:0000466 GO:0008203 cholesterol metabolic process never_in_taxon 4930 Saccharomyces
GOTAX:0000467 GO:0008203 cholesterol metabolic process never_in_taxon 4895 Schizosaccharomyces
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Cross-Ontology Relations

Relation Other Ontology ID Term
has_input CHEBI CHEBI:16113 cholesterol

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Co-occurring Terms

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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0006707 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0006707 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted 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.
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0008203 (cholesterol metabolic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016127 (sterol catabolic process)
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol breakdown
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol catabolism
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol degradation
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol catabolism
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol breakdown
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol degradation
2007-01-15 Updated TERM cholesterol catabolic process
2007-01-15 Added SYNONYM cholesterol catabolism
2006-05-04 Updated 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.
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM cholesterol breakdown
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM cholesterol degradation
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The breakdown into simpler components 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.
2002-02-06 Updated TERM cholesterol catabolism
2001-04-03 Updated TERM cholesterol catabolism
2001-03-30 Added TERM cholesterol catabolism

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2007-01-15 Updated TERM cholesterol catabolic process
2002-02-06 Updated TERM cholesterol catabolism
2001-04-03 Updated TERM cholesterol catabolism
2001-03-30 Added TERM cholesterol catabolism

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-05-13 Added 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.
2008-05-12 Deleted 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.
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol breakdown
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol catabolism
2007-08-09 Added SYNONYM cholesterol degradation
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol catabolism
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol breakdown
2007-08-09 Deleted SYNONYM cholesterol degradation
2007-01-15 Added SYNONYM cholesterol catabolism
2006-05-04 Updated 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.
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM cholesterol breakdown
2005-08-10 Added SYNONYM cholesterol degradation
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The breakdown into simpler components 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.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0008203 (cholesterol metabolic process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0016127 (sterol catabolic process)
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