1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate catabolic process

id: GO:0042217
name: 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate, a natural product found in plant tissues. It is a key intermediate in the biosynthesis of ethylene (ethene), a fruit-ripening hormone in plants.

Parent Functions

GO:0009063cellular amino acid catabolic process
GO:00188711-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate metabolic process
GO:0072329monocarboxylic acid catabolic process