glucosamine catabolic process

id: GO:0006043
name: glucosamine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of glucosamine (2-amino-2-deoxyglucopyranose), an aminodeoxysugar that occurs in combined form in chitin.

Child Functions

GO:0006046N-acetylglucosamine catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006041glucosamine metabolic process
GO:0046348amino sugar catabolic process