beta-lactam antibiotic catabolic process
name: beta-lactam antibiotic catabolic process
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.
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