beta-lactam antibiotic catabolic process

id: GO:0030655
name: beta-lactam antibiotic catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of a beta-lactam antibiotic, any member of a class of natural or semisynthetic antibiotics whose characteristic feature is a strained, four-membered beta-lactam ring. They include the penicillins and many of the cephalosporins.

Child Functions

GO:0042317penicillin catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0017001antibiotic catabolic process
GO:0030653beta-lactam antibiotic metabolic process
GO:0072340cellular lactam catabolic process