bacteriocin catabolic process

id: GO:0046225
name: bacteriocin catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of a bacteriocin, any of a heterogeneous group of polypeptide antibiotics that are secreted by certain bacterial strains and are able to kill cells of other susceptible (frequently related) strains after adsorption at specific receptors on the cell surface. They include the colicins, and their mechanisms of action vary.

Parent Functions

GO:0009407toxin catabolic process
GO:0017001antibiotic catabolic process
GO:0046224bacteriocin metabolic process