Tryptophan catabolism

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-71240
Type
Pathway
Species
Homo sapiens
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Summation

Tryptophan is catabolized in seven steps to yield aminomuconate. Intermediates in this process are also used in the synthesis of serotonin and kynurenine (Peters 1991).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
1772073 Tryptophan nutrition and metabolism: an overview Adv Exp Med Biol 1991
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Event Information
Orthologous Events
Cross References
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