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),
GO:0019546 - arginine deiminase pathway (3)
succinylornithine transaminase (astC),
aldehyde dehydrogenase (astD),
arginine succinyltransferase (astA),
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