Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0016042 - lipid catabolic process

Synonyms: GO:0006724, lipid breakdown, lipid catabolism, lipid degradation, lipolysis

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of lipids, compounds soluble in an organic solvent but not, or sparingly, in an aqueous solvent.

Parent Classes:
GO:1901575 - organic substance catabolic process,
GO:0044712 - single-organism catabolic process,
GO:0006629 - lipid metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006706 - steroid catabolic process (1),
GO:0044242 - cellular lipid catabolic process (24)

Term Members:
phosphatidylglycerophosphatase C (pgpC),
phosphatidylglycerophosphatase A (pgpA),
7-α-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (hdhA),
phosphatidylglycerophosphatase [multifunctional] (pgpB),
FadJ monomer,
FadI monomer,
predicted esterase (yjjU),
dodecenoyl-CoA δ-isomerase, enoyl-CoA hydratase, 3-hydroxybutyryl-CoA epimerase, 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase (fadB),
3-ketoacyl-CoA thiolase (fadA),

Unification Links: GO:0016042

Relationship Links: Wikipedia:RELATED-TO:Lipid_catabolism

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