MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0007586 - digestion

Definition: The whole of the physical, chemical, and biochemical processes carried out by multicellular organisms to break down ingested nutrients into components that may be easily absorbed and directed into metabolism.

Parent Classes:
GO:0044707 - single-multicellular organism process

Term Members:
3α hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase III (AKR1C2),
long-chain-fatty-acid--CoA ligase 1 (ACSL1)

Unification Links: GO:0007586

Relationship Links: Wikipedia:RELATED-TO:Digestion

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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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