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N-acetylglucosamine catabolic process (GO:0006046)
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chitin catabolic process +   
glucosamine catabolic process  
N-acetylglucosamine biosynthetic process  
N-acetylglucosamine catabolic process  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of N-acetylglucosamine. The D isomer is a common structural unit of glycoproteins in plants, bacteria and animals; it is often the terminal sugar of an oligosaccharide group of a glycoprotein.

Exact Synonyms: N-acetylglucosamine breakdown ;   N-acetylglucosamine catabolism ;   N-acetylglucosamine degradation
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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