Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006113 - fermentation

Definition: The anaerobic enzymatic conversion of organic compounds, especially carbohydrates, coupling the oxidation and reduction of NAD/H and the generation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP).

Parent Classes:
GO:0015980 - energy derivation by oxidation of organic compounds

Child Classes:
GO:0019660 - glycolytic fermentation (1),
GO:0019662 - non-glycolytic fermentation (3),
GO:0019665 - anaerobic amino acid catabolic process (1)

Term Members:
hydrogenase 1, b-type cytochrome subunit (hyaC),
hydrogenase 1, large subunit (hyaB),
hydrogenase 1, small subunit (hyaA),
hydrogenase 1, oxygen tolerant hydrogenase,
hydrogenase 3,
fumarate reductase,
malate dehydrogenase (mdh),
fumarate reductase membrane protein (frdD),
fumarate reductase membrane protein (frdC),
fumarate reductase flavoprotein (frdA),
fumarate reductase iron-sulfur protein (frdB)

Unification Links: GO:0006113

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:FERMENTATION-PWY, Wikipedia:RELATED-TO:Fermentation_(biochemistry)

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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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