MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006530 - asparagine catabolic process

Synonyms: asparagine breakdown, asparagine catabolism, asparagine degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of asparagine, 2-amino-3-carbamoylpropanoic acid.

Parent Classes:
GO:0006528 - asparagine metabolic process,
GO:0009065 - glutamine family amino acid catabolic process,
GO:0009068 - aspartate family amino acid catabolic process

Child Classes:
GO:0033345 - asparagine catabolic process via L-aspartate (1)

Unification Links: GO:0006530

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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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