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Term Information

Accession
GO:0009057
Name
macromolecule catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
biopolymer catabolic process, macromolecule breakdown, macromolecule catabolism, macromolecule degradation, multicellular organismal macromolecule catabolic process
Alternate IDs
GO:0044266, GO:0043285
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of a macromolecule, any molecule of high relative molecular mass, the structure of which essentially comprises the multiple repetition of units derived, actually or conceptually, from molecules of low relative molecular mass. Source: GOC:mah
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0009057 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pir
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Parents of macromolecule catabolic process (GO:0009057)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
macromolecule catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  organic substance catabolic process (GO:1901575)
macromolecule catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule metabolic process (GO:0043170)
Children of macromolecule catabolic process (GO:0009057)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
amylopectin catabolic process (GO:2000897) [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule catabolic process
aminoglycan catabolic process (GO:0006026) [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule catabolic process
protein catabolic process (GO:0030163) [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule catabolic process
cellular macromolecule catabolic process (GO:0044265) [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule catabolic process
teichoic acid catabolic process (GO:0070393) [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule catabolic process
catabolism by organism of macromolecule in other organism involved in symbiotic interaction (GO:0052361) [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule catabolic process
receptor catabolic process (GO:0032801) [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule catabolic process
polysaccharide catabolic process (GO:0000272) [is_a relation] is_a  macromolecule catabolic process
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