peptidoglycan catabolic process

id: GO:0009253
name: peptidoglycan catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of peptidoglycans, any of a class of glycoconjugates found in bacterial cell walls.

Child Functions

GO:0051672catabolism by organism of cell wall peptidoglycan in other organism

Parent Functions

GO:0000270peptidoglycan metabolic process
GO:0006027glycosaminoglycan catabolic process