primary alcohol catabolic process

id: GO:0034310
name: primary alcohol catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of primary alcohols. A primary alcohol is any alcohol in which a hydroxy group, -OH, is attached to a saturated carbon atom which has either three hydrogen atoms attached to it or only one other carbon atom and two hydrogen atoms attached to it.

Child Functions

GO:0006068ethanol catabolic process
GO:0016488farnesol catabolic process
GO:0033022cyclopentanol catabolic process
GO:0046170methanol catabolic process
GO:0046172octanol catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0034308primary alcohol metabolic process
GO:0046164alcohol catabolic process