orcinol catabolic process

id: GO:0042209
name: orcinol catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of orcinol (5-methyl-1,3-benzenediol), an aromatic compound derived from the fermentation of lichen and synthesized by some higher plants.

Parent Functions

GO:0018940orcinol metabolic process
GO:0019336phenol-containing compound catabolic process
GO:0034313diol catabolic process
GO:0072491toluene-containing compound catabolic process