MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0019698 - D-galacturonate catabolic process

Synonyms: D-galacturonate breakdown, D-galacturonate catabolism, D-galacturonate degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of D-galacturonate, the D-enantiomer of galacturonate, the anion of galacturonic acid.

Parent Classes:
GO:0046396 - D-galacturonate metabolic process,
GO:0046397 - galacturonate catabolic process

Term Members:
D-altronate dehydratase (uxaA),
2-keto-3-deoxygluconokinase (kdgK),
altronate oxidoreductase (uxaB),
D-glucuronate isomerase / D-galacturonate isomerase (uxaC),
predicted 5-keto 4-deoxyuronate isomerase monomer (kduI),
predicted 2-keto-3-deoxy-D-gluconate dehydrogenase (kduD)

Unification Links: GO:0019698


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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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