phosphonate catabolic process
name: phosphonate catabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of phosphonates, any organic compound containing one or more C-PO(OH)2 or C-PO(OR)2 (with R=alkyl, aryl) groups. Catabolism of phosphonic acid itself, an inorganic compound without the biochemically relevant C-P bond, is not included.
|GO:0019635||2-aminoethylphosphonate catabolic process|
|GO:0019634||phosphonate metabolic process|
|GO:0046434||organophosphate catabolic process|