tryptophan catabolic process

Known as: tryptophan breakdown, tryptophan catabolism, tryptophan degradation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of tryptophan, the chiral amino acid 2-amino-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid. [ISBN… (More)
National Institutes of Health

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1948-2017
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2010
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2010
The aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) has been known to cause immunosuppression after binding dioxin. It has recently been… (More)
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2008
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2008
Half a century ago, chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) was first described as a disease fatally affecting the ability of… (More)
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2006
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2006
Tryptophan catabolism is a tolerogenic effector system in regulatory T cell function, yet the general mechanisms whereby… (More)
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2004
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2004
Marrow stromal cells (MSCs) inhibit allogeneic T-cell responses, yet the molecular mechanism mediating this immunosuppressive… (More)
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2003
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2003
T lymphocytes undergo proliferation arrest when exposed to tryptophan shortage, which can be provoked by indoleamine 2,3… (More)
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2003
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2003
Regulatory T (TR) cells manifest constitutive expression of cytotoxic T lymphocyte–associated antigen 4 (CTLA-4), but the… (More)
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2002
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2002
Cytotoxic T lymphocyte–associated antigen 4 (CTLA-4) plays a critical role in peripheral tolerance. However, regulatory pathways… (More)
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2002
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2002
Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) is a tryptophan-catabolizing enzyme that, expressed by different cell types, has regulatory… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND Metabolites of the kynurenine pathway of tryptophan degradation may play a role in the pathogenesis of several human… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
We have recently shown that expression of the enzyme indoleamine 2, 3-dioxygenase (IDO) during murine pregnancy is required to… (More)
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