Synonyms: sulfur compound breakdown, sulfur compound catabolism, sulfur compound degradation
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of compounds that contain sulfur, such as the amino acids methionine and cysteine or the tripeptide glutathione.
GO:0000098 - sulfur amino acid catabolic process (1),
GO:0006751 - glutathione catabolic process (1),
GO:0046306 - alkanesulfonate catabolic process (2),
GO:1902777 - 6-sulfoquinovose(1-) catabolic process (4)
Unification Links: GO:0044273
©2015 SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025-3493