MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009063 - cellular amino acid catabolic process

Synonyms: amino acid catabolic process, cellular amino acid breakdown, cellular amino acid catabolism, cellular amino acid degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of amino acids, organic acids containing one or more amino substituents.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006520 - cellular amino acid metabolic process ,
GO:0046395 - carboxylic acid catabolic process ,
GO:1901565 - organonitrogen compound catabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0000098 - sulfur amino acid catabolic process (2) ,
GO:0009074 - aromatic amino acid family catabolic process (11) ,
GO:0009083 - branched-chain amino acid catabolic process (2) ,
GO:0009450 - gamma-aminobutyric acid catabolic process (5) ,
GO:0019665 - anaerobic amino acid catabolic process (1) ,
GO:1901606 - alpha-amino acid catabolic process (65)

Term Members:
AsnB ,
L-serine deaminase III (tdcG) ,
D-galactonate dehydratase (dgoD) ,
L-Ala-D/L-Glu epimerase (ycjG) ,
2,3-diaminopropionate ammonia-lyase (ygeX) ,
L-rhamnonate dehydratase (yfaW)

Unification Links: GO:0009063

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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