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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0042413 - carnitine catabolic process

Synonyms: carnitine breakdown, carnitine catabolism, carnitine degradation, vitamin Bt catabolic process, vitamin Bt catabolism

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of carnitine (hydroxy-trimethyl aminobutyric acid), a compound that participates in the transfer of acyl groups across the inner mitochondrial membrane.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006579 - amino-acid betaine catabolic process ,
GO:0009437 - carnitine metabolic process ,
GO:0072329 - monocarboxylic acid catabolic process ,
GO:1901616 - organic hydroxy compound catabolic process

Term Members:
crotonobetainyl-CoA hydratase (caiD) ,
CaiB monomer

Unification Links: GO:0042413


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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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