Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0019579 - aldaric acid catabolic process

Synonyms: aldaric acid breakdown, aldaric acid catabolism, aldaric acid degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of aldaric acid, any dicarboxylic acid formed by oxidation of by the terminal groups of an aldose to carboxyl group.

Parent Classes:
GO:0019577 - aldaric acid metabolic process,
GO:0043649 - dicarboxylic acid catabolic process,
GO:0044724 - single-organism carbohydrate catabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0019394 - glucarate catabolic process (4),
GO:0046392 - galactarate catabolic process (4)

Unification Links: GO:0019579

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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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