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Accession
GO:0019854
Name
L-ascorbic acid catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
L-ascorbic acid breakdown, L-ascorbic acid catabolism, L-ascorbic acid degradation, ascorbate catabolic process, ascorbate catabolism, vitamin C catabolic process, vitamin C catabolism
Alternate IDs
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of L-ascorbic acid; L-ascorbic acid ionizes to give L-ascorbate, (2R)-2-[(1S)-1,2-dihydroxyethyl]-4-hydroxy-5-oxo-2,5-dihydrofuran-3-olate, which is required as a cofactor in the oxidation of prolyl residues to hydroxyprolyl, and other reactions. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0019854 at QuickGO
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Parents of L-ascorbic acid catabolic process (GO:0019854)
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L-ascorbic acid catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  carboxylic acid catabolic process (GO:0046395)
L-ascorbic acid catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  L-ascorbic acid metabolic process (GO:0019852)
L-ascorbic acid catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  monosaccharide catabolic process (GO:0046365)
L-ascorbic acid catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  water-soluble vitamin catabolic process (GO:0042365)

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MetaCyc
PWY0-301