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short-chain fatty acid catabolic process (GO:0019626)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
2-oxobutyrate metabolic process +   
acetoacetic acid metabolic process +   
anaerobic fatty acid catabolic process 
butyrate metabolic process +   
butyryl-CoA catabolic process +   
fatty acid alpha-oxidation  
fatty acid beta-oxidation +   
glutamate catabolic process to 4-hydroxybutyrate 
lipoate catabolic process 
long-chain fatty acid catabolic process +   
medium-chain fatty acid catabolic process  
propionate metabolic process +   
short-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process +   
short-chain fatty acid catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of fatty acids with a chain length of less than C6.
very long-chain fatty acid catabolic process +   

Exact Synonyms: short-chain fatty acid breakdown ;   short-chain fatty acid catabolism ;   short-chain fatty acid degradation
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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