Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0043649 - dicarboxylic acid catabolic process

Synonyms: dicarboxylate catabolic process, dicarboxylate catabolism, dicarboxylic acid breakdown, dicarboxylic acid catabolism, dicarboxylic acid degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of dicarboxylic acids, any organic acid containing two carboxyl (-COOH) groups.

Parent Classes:
GO:0046395 - carboxylic acid catabolic process,
GO:0043648 - dicarboxylic acid metabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0019579 - aldaric acid catabolic process (5),
GO:0033611 - oxalate catabolic process (2),
GO:0034213 - quinolinate catabolic process (1),
GO:0046657 - folic acid catabolic process (2)

Unification Links: GO:0043649

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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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