lysine catabolic process

id: GO:0006554
name: lysine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of lysine, 2,6-diaminohexanoic acid.

Child Functions

GO:0019476D-lysine catabolic process
GO:0019477L-lysine catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006553lysine metabolic process
GO:0009068aspartate family amino acid catabolic process