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Keyword - Chlorophyll catabolism (KW-0881)


Protein involved in the degradation of chlorophylls. These photosynthetic pigments are magnesium-porphyrin complexes with a long hydrophobic terpenoid side chain (the alcohol phytol).


  • Chlorophyll breakdown
  • Chlorophyll catabolic process
  • Chlorophyll degradation


Biological process

Gene Ontology


chlorophyll catabolic process [ GO:0015996 ]


Chlorophyll catabolismBiological process
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