Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009436 - glyoxylate catabolic process

Synonyms: glyoxylate breakdown, glyoxylate catabolism, glyoxylate degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of glyoxylate, the anion of glyoxylic acid, HOC-COOH.

Parent Classes:
GO:0072329 - monocarboxylic acid catabolic process,
GO:0046185 - aldehyde catabolic process,
GO:0046487 - glyoxylate metabolic process

Term Members:
glyoxylate carboligase (gcl),
glycerate kinase II (glxK),
tartronate semialdehyde reductase 2 (glxR),
malate synthase G (glcB)

Unification Links: GO:0009436

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:GLYOXDEG-PWY

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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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