N-acetylglucosamine catabolic process

id: GO:0006046
name: N-acetylglucosamine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of N-acetylglucosamine. The D isomer is a common structural unit of glycoproteins in plants, bacteria and animals; it is often the terminal sugar of an oligosaccharide group of a glycoprotein.

Child Functions

GO:0006049UDP-N-acetylglucosamine catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006043glucosamine catabolic process
GO:0006044N-acetylglucosamine metabolic process