L-phenylalanine catabolic process

id: GO:0006559
name: L-phenylalanine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of phenylalanine, 2-amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid.

Child Functions

GO:0019561anaerobic phenylalanine oxidation
GO:0019562phenylalanine catabolic process to phosphoenolpyruvate

Parent Functions

GO:0006558L-phenylalanine metabolic process
GO:0009074aromatic amino acid family catabolic process