Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0045733 - acetate catabolic process

Synonyms: GO:0019663, acetate breakdown, acetate catabolism, acetate degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of acetate, the anion of acetic acid.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006083 - acetate metabolic process,
GO:0072329 - monocarboxylic acid catabolic process

Term Members:
acetyl-CoA synthetase (AMP-forming) (acs)

Unification Links: GO:0045733

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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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