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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0044273 - sulfur compound catabolic process

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.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006790 - sulfur compound metabolic process ,
GO:0044248 - cellular catabolic process

Child Classes:
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


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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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