protocatechuate catabolic process

id: GO:0019619
name: protocatechuate catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of protocatechuate, the anion of 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid.

Child Functions

GO:0019617protocatechuate catabolic process, meta-cleavage
GO:0019618protocatechuate catabolic process, ortho-cleavage

Parent Functions

GO:0019614catechol-containing compound catabolic process
GO:0046278protocatechuate metabolic process
GO:0072329monocarboxylic acid catabolic process