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Term:
pentose catabolic process (GO:0019323)
Annotations: Rat: (4) Mouse: (3) Human: (6) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (4) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (4)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
1,5-anhydro-D-fructose catabolic process 
2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconic acid catabolic process 
arabinose metabolic process +   
D-ribose metabolic process +   
D-xylose metabolic process +   
galacturonate catabolic process +  
glucuronate catabolic process +   
hexose catabolic process +   
L-ascorbic acid catabolic process 
L-lyxose metabolic process 
pentose biosynthetic process +   
pentose catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of a pentose, any monosaccharide with a chain of five carbon atoms in the molecule.
xylulose metabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: pentose breakdown ;   pentose catabolism ;   pentose degradation
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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