The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of arginine, 2-amino-5-(carbamimidamido)pentanoic acid.
GO:0006525 - arginine metabolic process
GO:0009065 - glutamine family amino acid catabolic process
GO:0019544 - arginine catabolic process to glutamate (5)
GO:0019545 - arginine catabolic process to succinate (5)
succinylornithine transaminase (astC)
aldehyde dehydrogenase (astD)
arginine succinyltransferase (astA)
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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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