Term Information

Accession
GO:0019338
Name
pentachlorophenol catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
pentachlorophenol breakdown, pentachlorophenol catabolism, pentachlorophenol degradation
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of pentachlorophenol, a chlorinated insecticide and fungicide used primarily to protect timber from fungal rot and wood boring insects. Pentachlorophenol is significantly toxic to mammals, plants, and many microorganisms. Source: GOC:go_curators
Comment
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History
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Subset
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Parents of pentachlorophenol catabolic process (GO:0019338)
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pentachlorophenol catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  pentachlorophenol metabolic process (GO:0018961)
pentachlorophenol catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  antibiotic catabolic process (GO:0017001)
pentachlorophenol catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  phenol-containing compound catabolic process (GO:0019336)

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MetaCyc
PCPDEG-PWY