Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0005998 - xylulose catabolic process

Synonyms: xylulose breakdown, xylulose catabolism, xylulose degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of xylulose, the ketopentose threo-2-pentulose.

Parent Classes:
GO:0005997 - xylulose metabolic process ,
GO:0019323 - pentose catabolic process

Term Members:
xylulokinase (xylB)

Unification Links: GO:0005998

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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