mandelate catabolic process

id: GO:0019596
name: mandelate catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of mandelate, the anion of mandelic acid. Mandelic acid (alpha-hydroxybenzeneacetic acid) is an 8-carbon alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) that is used in organic chemistry and as a urinary antiseptic.

Child Functions

GO:0019597(R)-mandelate catabolic process to benzoate
GO:0019598(R)-mandelate catabolic process to catechol
GO:0019599(R)-4-hydroxymandelate catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0018924mandelate metabolic process
GO:0019439aromatic compound catabolic process