Synonyms: glycopeptide breakdown, glycopeptide catabolism, glycopeptide degradation
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of glycopeptides, any compound in which carbohydrate is covalently attached to an oligopeptide composed of residues of L and/or D-amino acids. The term usually denotes a product of proteolytic degradation of a glycoprotein but includes glycated peptide.
GO:0043171 - peptide catabolic process
Unification Links: GO:0009050
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