MetaCyc Pathways Class: Aromatic Compounds Degradation

This class contains pathways of degradation of various aromatic compounds, including heterocyclic compounds and those that contain sulfur. The pathways provide a source of nutrients and energy.

Parent Classes:

Child Classes:
2-Aminobenzoate Degradation (4),
Benzoate Degradation (3),
Benzoyl-CoA Degradation (3),
Catechol Degradation (7),
Chloroaromatic Compounds Degradation (33),
Fluorene Degradation (2),
Gallate Degradation (3),
Gentisate Degradation (2),
Mandelates Degradation (2),
Naphthalene Degradation (2),
Nicotinate Degradation (3),
Nitroaromatic Compounds Degradation (20),
Phenolic Compounds Degradation (16),
Protocatechuate Degradation (3),
Quinate Degradation (2),
s-Triazine Degredation (7),
Salicylate Degradation (4),
Shikimate Degradation (2),
Sulfoaromatic Compounds Degradation (5),
Toluenes Degradation (15),
Urate Degradation (3),
Vanillin Degradation (3),
Xylene Degradation (2)

2,2'-dihydroxybiphenyl degradation,
2,3-dihydroxybenzoate degradation,
2,5-xylenol and 3,5-xylenol degradation,
2-aminophenol degradation,
2-hydroxybiphenyl degradation,
2-isopropylphenol degradation,
2-propylphenol degradation,
3-methylquinoline degradation,
3-phenylpropanoate and 3-(3-hydroxyphenyl)propanoate degradation,
4-amino-3-hydroxybenzoate degradation,
4-aminophenol degradation,
4-hydroxyacetophenone degradation,
4-hydroxymandelate degradation,
4-hydroxyphenylacetate degradation,
4-methylcatechol degradation (ortho cleavage),
4-toluenecarboxylate degradation,
5,5'-dehydrodivanillate degradation,
m-cresol degradation,
m-xylene degradation (anaerobic),
p-cumate degradation,
p-cumate degradation to 2-oxopent-4-enoate,
p-cymene degradation,
p-cymene degradation to p-cumate,
aldoxime degradation,
anaerobic aromatic compound degradation (Thauera aromatica),
aniline degradation,
benzene degradation,
biphenyl degradation,
carbazole degradation,
chlorogenic acid degradation,
cyanurate degradation,
dehydrodiconiferyl alcohol degradation,
dibenzo-p-dioxin degradation,
dibenzofuran degradation,
dibenzothiophene desulfurization,
diphenylamine degradation,
ethylbenzene degradation (anaerobic),
ferulate degradation,
indole degradation to anthranil and anthranilate,
indole-3-acetate degradation VIII (bacterial),
methyl parathion degradation,
methylgallate degradation,
methylsalicylate degradation,
naphthalene degradation to acetyl-CoA,
orcinol degradation,
orthanilate degradation,
paraoxon degradation,
parathion degradation,
phthalate degradation,
resorcinol degradation,
styrene degradation,
superpathway of aromatic compound degradation via 2-oxopent-4-enoate,
superpathway of aromatic compound degradation via 3-oxoadipate,
superpathway of nicotinate degradation,
superpathway of salicylate degradation,
syringate degradation

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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