pentachlorophenol catabolic process
name: pentachlorophenol catabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of pentachlorophenol, a chlorinated insecticide and fungicide used primarily to protect timber from fungal rot and wood boring insects. Pentachlorophenol is significantly toxic to mammals, plants, and many microorganisms.
|GO:0018961||pentachlorophenol metabolic process|
|GO:0019336||phenol-containing compound catabolic process|
|GO:0042205||chlorinated hydrocarbon catabolic process|