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pectin catabolic process (GO:0045490)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
alpha-linked polysaccharide catabolism to maltopentaose 
alpha-linked polysaccharide catabolism to maltotriose 
arabinan catabolic process 
cell wall pectin metabolic process +  
cell wall polysaccharide catabolic process +  
cellular polysaccharide catabolic process +   
galactoglucomannan catabolic process +  
galactomannan catabolic process +  
glucan catabolic process +   
glucomannan catabolic process +  
glycolysis from storage polysaccharide through glucose-1-phosphate  
homogalacturonan catabolic process 
mucilage pectin metabolic process +  
pectin biosynthetic process +  
pectin catabolic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of pectin, a polymer containing a backbone of alpha-1,4-linked D-galacturonic acid residues.

Exact Synonyms: pectin breakdown ;   pectin catabolism ;   pectin degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators, PMID:11931668

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