id: GO:0006113
name: fermentation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The anaerobic enzymatic conversion of organic compounds, especially carbohydrates, to other compounds, especially to ethyl alcohol, yielding energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP).

Child Functions

GO:0019654acetate fermentation
GO:0019659glucose catabolic process to lactate
GO:0019660glycolytic fermentation
GO:0019662non-glycolytic fermentation
GO:0019665anaerobic amino acid catabolic process
GO:0019666nitrogenous compound fermentation
GO:0030645glucose catabolic process to butyrate
GO:0043464malolactic fermentation

Parent Functions

GO:0015980energy derivation by oxidation of organic compounds