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

Child Classes:
GO:0006706 - steroid catabolic process (1) ,
GO:0044242 - cellular lipid catabolic process (18)

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

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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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