Term Information [More information on glycerol catabolic process]

Accession
GO:0019563
Name
glycerol catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
glycerol breakdown, glycerol catabolism, glycerol degradation
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of glycerol, 1,2,3-propanetriol, a sweet, hygroscopic, viscous liquid, widely distributed in nature as a constituent of many lipids. Source: GOC:go_curators, ISBN:0198506732
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0019563 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of glycerol catabolic process (GO:0019563)
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glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
glycerol catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  catabolic process (GO:0009056)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic hydroxy compound metabolic process (GO:1901615)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance catabolic process (GO:1901575)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) primary metabolic process (GO:0044238)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism catabolic process (GO:0044712)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule metabolic process (GO:0044281)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) alcohol metabolic process (GO:0006066)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carbohydrate metabolic process (GO:0005975)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic hydroxy compound catabolic process (GO:1901616)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) small molecule catabolic process (GO:0044282)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) alcohol catabolic process (GO:0046164)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carbohydrate catabolic process (GO:0016052)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular carbohydrate metabolic process (GO:0044262)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular catabolic process (GO:0044248)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) polyol metabolic process (GO:0019751)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism carbohydrate metabolic process (GO:0044723)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) alditol metabolic process (GO:0019400)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular carbohydrate catabolic process (GO:0044275)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) polyol catabolic process (GO:0046174)
glycerol catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism carbohydrate catabolic process (GO:0044724)
glycerol catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  alditol catabolic process (GO:0019405)
glycerol catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  glycerol metabolic process (GO:0006071)
Children of glycerol catabolic process (GO:0019563)
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aerobic glycerol catabolic process (GO:0019564) [is_a relation] is_a  glycerol catabolic process
anaerobic glycerol catabolic process (GO:0019588) [is_a relation] is_a  glycerol catabolic process
glycolytic process from glycerol (GO:0061613) [is_a relation] is_a  glycerol catabolic process
MetaCyc
PWY0-381
PWY-4261