Term Information

Accession
GO:0044282
Name
small molecule catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
small molecule catabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of small molecules, any low molecular weight, monomeric, non-encoded molecule. Source: GOC:curators, GOC:vw
Comment
Small molecules in GO include monosaccharides but exclude disaccharides and polysaccharides.
History
See term history for GO:0044282 at QuickGO
Subset
None
Feedback
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Parents of small molecule catabolic process (GO:0044282)
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small molecule catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  catabolic process (GO:0009056)
small molecule catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule metabolic process (GO:0044281)
Children of small molecule catabolic process (GO:0044282)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
ketone catabolic process (GO:0042182) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
ketone body catabolic process (GO:0046952) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
vitamin catabolic process (GO:0009111) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
thiocyanate catabolic process (GO:0046265) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
formaldehyde catabolic process (GO:0046294) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
organic acid catabolic process (GO:0016054) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
urate catabolic process (GO:0019628) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
monosaccharide catabolic process (GO:0046365) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
hypochlorous acid catabolic process (GO:0002150) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
dibenzo-p-dioxin catabolic process (GO:0019341) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
nucleobase-containing small molecule catabolic process (GO:0034656) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
urea catabolic process (GO:0043419) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
alcohol catabolic process (GO:0046164) [is_a relation] is_a  small molecule catabolic process
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