benzoate catabolic process
name: benzoate catabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of benzoate, the anion of benzoic acid (benzenecarboxylic acid), a fungistatic compound widely used as a food preservative; it is conjugated to glycine in the liver and excreted as hippuric acid.
|benzoate catabolic process via CoA ligation
|benzoate catabolic process via hydroxylation
|benzoate metabolic process
|monocarboxylic acid catabolic process