MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009083 - branched-chain amino acid catabolic process

Synonyms: branched chain family amino acid breakdown, branched chain family amino acid catabolic process, branched chain family amino acid catabolism, branched chain family amino acid degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of amino acids containing a branched carbon skeleton, comprising isoleucine, leucine and valine.

Parent Classes:
GO:0009063 - cellular amino acid catabolic process ,
GO:0009081 - branched-chain amino acid metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006552 - leucine catabolic process (2)

Unification Links: GO:0009083

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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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