pectin catabolic process

id: GO:0045490
name: pectin catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of pectin, a polymer containing a backbone of alpha-1,4-linked D-galacturonic acid residues.

Child Functions

GO:0033393homogalacturonan catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0044247cellular polysaccharide catabolic process
GO:0045488pectin metabolic process