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Term:
glycosaminoglycan catabolic process (GO:0006027)
Annotations: Rat: (25) Mouse: (23) Human: (61) Chinchilla: (14) Bonobo: (13) Dog: (19) Squirrel: (14) Pig: (19)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
chitin catabolic process +   
galactosaminoglycan metabolic process +  
glycosaminoglycan biosynthetic process +   
glycosaminoglycan catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of glycosaminoglycans, any one of a group of polysaccharides that contain amino sugars.
mucopolysaccharide metabolic process +   
peptidoglycan metabolic process +   
poly-N-acetyllactosamine catabolic process 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: glycosaminoglycan breakdown ;   glycosaminoglycan catabolism ;   glycosaminoglycan degradation
Definition Sources: ISBN:0192800981

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