Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0046185 - aldehyde catabolic process

Synonyms: aldehyde breakdown, aldehyde catabolism, aldehyde degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of aldehydes, any organic compound with the formula R-CH=O.

Parent Classes:
GO:0044712 - single-organism catabolic process,
GO:0006081 - cellular aldehyde metabolic process,
GO:0044248 - cellular catabolic process,
GO:1901575 - organic substance catabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0009436 - glyoxylate catabolic process (4),
GO:0046187 - acetaldehyde catabolic process (1),
GO:0046294 - formaldehyde catabolic process (3),
GO:0051596 - methylglyoxal catabolic process (14)

Unification Links: GO:0046185

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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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