Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009310 - amine catabolic process

Synonyms: amine breakdown, amine catabolism, amine degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of any organic compound that is weakly basic in character and contains an amino or a substituted amino group. Amines are called primary, secondary, or tertiary according to whether one, two, or three carbon atoms are attached to the nitrogen atom.

Parent Classes:
GO:1901565 - organonitrogen compound catabolic process,
GO:0009308 - amine metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0042402 - cellular biogenic amine catabolic process (32)

Unification Links: GO:0009310

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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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