cell wall chitin catabolic process

id: GO:0006039
name: cell wall chitin catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of cell wall chitin, a linear polysaccharide consisting of P-1,4-linked N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues, found in the walls of cells.

Child Functions

GO:0034232ascospore wall chitin catabolic process
GO:0052342catabolism by organism of cell wall chitin in other organism involved in symbiotic interaction

Parent Functions

GO:0006032chitin catabolic process
GO:0006037cell wall chitin metabolic process
GO:0016998cell wall macromolecule catabolic process