phosphonate catabolic process

id: GO:0019700
name: phosphonate catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

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.

Child Functions

GO:00196352-aminoethylphosphonate catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0019634phosphonate metabolic process
GO:0046434organophosphate catabolic process