teichoic acid catabolic process

id: GO:0070393
name: teichoic acid catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of teichoic acid, which is a major component of the cell wall of Gram-positive bacteria and typically consists of a polymer of glycerol-phosphate or ribitol-phosphate to which are attached glycosyl and D-alanyl ester residues.

Child Functions

GO:0070396lipoteichoic acid catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0000272polysaccharide catabolic process
GO:0046374teichoic acid metabolic process