mandelate catabolic process
name: mandelate catabolic process
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.
|GO:0019597||(R)-mandelate catabolic process to benzoate|
|GO:0019598||(R)-mandelate catabolic process to catechol|
|GO:0019599||(R)-4-hydroxymandelate catabolic process|
|GO:0018924||mandelate metabolic process|
|GO:0019439||aromatic compound catabolic process|