ectoine catabolic process

id: GO:0042400
name: ectoine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of ectoine (1,4,5,6-tetrahydro-2-methyl-4-pyrimidinecarboxylic acid), a tetrahydropyrimidine commonly synthesized by halophilic bacteria.

Parent Functions

GO:0019439aromatic compound catabolic process
GO:0042399ectoine metabolic process
GO:0044270cellular nitrogen compound catabolic process
GO:0046700heterocycle catabolic process
GO:0072329monocarboxylic acid catabolic process