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Term:
glycogen catabolic process (GO:0005980)
Annotations: Rat: (20) Mouse: (18) Human: (25) Chinchilla: (25) Bonobo: (25) Dog: (8) Squirrel: (25) Pig: (10)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
6-alpha-maltosylglucose catabolic process 
alginic acid catabolic process 
alpha-glucan catabolic process +  
ascospore wall chitin catabolic process +  
beta-glucan catabolic process +  
cellodextrin catabolic process +  
cyclodextrin catabolic process +  
dextrin catabolic process 
extracellular polysaccharide catabolic process +  
fructan catabolic process +  
glycogen biosynthetic process +   
glycogen catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of glycogen, a polydisperse, highly branched glucan composed of chains of D-glucose residues.
lipopolysaccharide catabolic process  
mannan catabolic process +  
negative regulation of glycogen metabolic process +   
osmoregulated periplasmic glucan catabolic process 
poly-N-acetyllactosamine catabolic process 
positive regulation of glycogen metabolic process +   
pullulan catabolic process 
regulation of glycogen metabolic process +   
starch catabolic process +   
xyloglucan catabolic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: glycogen breakdown ;   glycogen catabolism ;   glycogen degradation ;   glycogenolysis
Xrefs: MetaCyc:GLYCOCAT-PWY
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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