Term Information [More information on chitin catabolic process]

Accession
GO:0006032
Name
chitin catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine catabolic process, beta-1,4-linked N-acetylglucosamine catabolism, chitin breakdown, chitin catabolism, chitin degradation
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of beta-(1->4)-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues. Source: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0006032 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of chitin catabolic process (GO:0006032)
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chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
chitin catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  catabolic process (GO:0009056)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carbohydrate derivative metabolic process (GO:1901135)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0006807)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance catabolic process (GO:1901575)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) amino sugar metabolic process (GO:0006040)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carbohydrate derivative catabolic process (GO:1901136)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) macromolecule metabolic process (GO:0043170)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organonitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:1901564)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) amino sugar catabolic process (GO:0046348)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) aminoglycan metabolic process (GO:0006022)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) glucosamine-containing compound metabolic process (GO:1901071)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) macromolecule catabolic process (GO:0009057)
chitin catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organonitrogen compound catabolic process (GO:1901565)
chitin catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  aminoglycan catabolic process (GO:0006026)
chitin catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  chitin metabolic process (GO:0006030)
chitin catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  glucosamine-containing compound catabolic process (GO:1901072)
Children of chitin catabolic process (GO:0006032)
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cell wall chitin catabolic process (GO:0006039) [is_a relation] is_a  chitin catabolic process
cuticle chitin catabolic process (GO:0006036) [is_a relation] is_a  chitin catabolic process
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