Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0030980 - alpha-glucan catabolic process

Synonyms: alpha-glucan breakdown, alpha-glucan catabolism, alpha-glucan degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of alpha-glucans.

Parent Classes:
GO:0009251 - glucan catabolic process,
GO:0030978 - alpha-glucan metabolic process,
GO:0044247 - cellular polysaccharide catabolic process

Term Members:
maltodextrin glucosidase (malZ),
maltodextrin phosphorylase monomer (malP),
α-amylase (malS)

Unification Links: GO:0030980

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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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