phenanthrene catabolic process

id: GO:0042216
name: phenanthrene catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of phenanthrene, a tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbon.

Child Functions

GO:0018956phenanthrene catabolic process via trans-9(R),10(R)-dihydrodiolphenanthrene
GO:0018957phenanthrene catabolic process via trans-9(S),10(S)-dihydrodiolphenanthrene

Parent Functions

GO:0018955phenanthrene metabolic process
GO:0019439aromatic compound catabolic process
GO:0042178xenobiotic catabolic process