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Term:
L-ascorbic acid catabolic process (GO:0019854)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
(-)-microperfuranone catabolic process 
1,5-anhydro-D-fructose catabolic process 
2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconic acid catabolic process 
achromobactin catabolic process 
alginic acid catabolic process 
ascorbate glutathione cycle 
biotin catabolic process 
cellular amino acid catabolic process +   
cephalosporin C catabolic process 
cobalamin catabolic process  
cspyrone B1 catabolic process 
D-galacturonate catabolic process 
dicarboxylic acid catabolic process +   
emericellamide catabolic process +  
enterobactin catabolic process 
erythromycin catabolic process 
folic acid catabolic process  
helvolic acid catabolic process 
hexose catabolic process +   
L-ascorbic acid biosynthetic process +   
L-ascorbic acid catabolic process 
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.
leukotriene catabolic process +   
monocarboxylic acid catabolic process +   
N-acetylmuramic acid catabolic process 
N-acetylneuraminate catabolic process  
pantothenate catabolic process 
pentalenolactone catabolic process 
pentose catabolic process +   
phthalate catabolic process 
riboflavin catabolic process 
thiamine-containing compound catabolic process +  
tricarboxylic acid catabolic process +  
vitamin B6 catabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact 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
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Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators

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