Obsolete Term Information [More information on obsolete ATP catabolic process]

Accession
GO:0006200
Name
obsolete ATP catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
ATP breakdown, ATP catabolism, ATP degradation, ATP hydrolysis
Definition
OBSOLETE. The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of ATP, adenosine 5'-triphosphate, a universally important coenzyme and enzyme regulator. Source: GOC:ai
Comment
The reason for making this term obsolete is that it gets misused in cases where phosphates are simply being removed from a small molecule. We found no cases where these molecules genuinely underwent catabolism.
consider: GO:0016887
History
See term history for GO:0006200 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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