Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0042843 - D-xylose catabolic process

Synonyms: D-xylose breakdown, D-xylose catabolism, D-xylose degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of D-xylose, a naturally occurring plant polysaccharide.

Parent Classes:
GO:0019323 - pentose catabolic process,
GO:0042732 - D-xylose metabolic process

Term Members:
xylulokinase (xylB)

Unification Links: GO:0042843

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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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