MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0046168 - glycerol-3-phosphate catabolic process

Synonyms: glycerol-3-phosphate breakdown, glycerol-3-phosphate catabolism, glycerol-3-phosphate degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of glycerol-3-phosphate, a phosphoric monoester of glycerol.

Parent Classes:
GO:1901136 - carbohydrate derivative catabolic process,
GO:0046434 - organophosphate catabolic process,
GO:0006072 - glycerol-3-phosphate metabolic process

Term Members:
glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase, anaerobic,
anaerobic glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase subunit C (glpC),
anaerobic glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase subunit B (glpB),
anaerobic glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase subunit A (glpA),
glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (gpsA)

Unification Links: GO:0046168

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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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