Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0042867 - pyruvate catabolic process

Synonyms: pyruvate breakdown, pyruvate catabolism, pyruvate degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of pyruvate, 2-oxopropanoate.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006090 - pyruvate metabolic process,
GO:0072329 - monocarboxylic acid catabolic process

Term Members:
pyruvate oxidase monomer (poxB)

Unification Links: GO:0042867

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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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