MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0015980 - energy derivation by oxidation of organic compounds

Synonyms: chemoorganotrophy

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways by which a cell derives energy from organic compounds; results in the oxidation of the compounds from which energy is released.

Parent Classes:
GO:0055114 - oxidation-reduction process,
GO:0006091 - generation of precursor metabolites and energy,
GO:0044763 - single-organism cellular process

Child Classes:
GO:0006112 - energy reserve metabolic process (14),
GO:0006113 - fermentation (16),
GO:0045333 - cellular respiration (86)

Term Members:
carnitine O-acetyltransferase (CRAT),
very-long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase monomer (ACADVL)

Unification Links: GO:0015980

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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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