Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0005993 - trehalose catabolic process

Synonyms: mycose catabolic process, mycose catabolism, mykose catabolic process, mykose catabolism, trehalose breakdown, trehalose catabolism, trehalose degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of trehalose, a disaccharide isomeric with sucrose and obtained from certain lichens and fungi.

Parent Classes:
GO:0005991 - trehalose metabolic process ,
GO:0046352 - disaccharide catabolic process

Term Members:
periplasmic trehalase (treA) ,
cytoplasmic trehalase (treF) ,
trehalose-6-phosphate hydrolase (treC)

Unification Links: GO:0005993

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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