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Term:
teichoic acid catabolic process (GO:0070393)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
1,6-anhydro-N-acetyl-beta-muramic acid catabolic process 
1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate catabolic process 
6-sulfoquinovose(1-) catabolic process +  
amino disaccharide catabolic process +  
amino sugar catabolic process +   
aminoglycan catabolic process +   
amylopectin catabolic process +  
catabolism by organism of macromolecule in other organism involved in symbiotic interaction +   
cellular macromolecule catabolic process +   
D-ribose 5-phosphate catabolic process 
D-tagatose 6-phosphate catabolic process 
deoxyribonucleotide catabolic process +   
deoxyribose phosphate catabolic process +   
glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate catabolic process 
glycerol-3-phosphate catabolic process  
glycolipid catabolic process +   
glycopeptide catabolic process 
glycoprotein catabolic process +   
glycosyl compound catabolic process +   
lipooligosaccharide catabolic process 
lipopolysaccharide catabolic process  
lipoteichoic acid metabolic process +  
nucleotide-sugar catabolic process +   
poly(glucopyranosyl N-acetylgalactosamine 1-phosphate) teichoic acid metabolic process +  
poly(glycerol phosphate) teichoic acid metabolic process +  
poly(ribitol phosphate) teichoic acid metabolic process +  
polysaccharide catabolic process +   
protein catabolic process +   
receptor catabolic process +   
ribonucleotide catabolic process +   
teichoic acid biosynthetic process +  
teichoic acid catabolic process +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of teichoic acid, which is a major component of the cell wall of Gram-positive bacteria and typically consists of a polymer of glycerol-phosphate or ribitol-phosphate to which are attached glycosyl and D-alanyl ester residues.
wall teichoic acid metabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: teichoic acid breakdown ;   teichoic acid catabolism ;   teichoic acid degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:add, PMID:14665680

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