name: nylon catabolic process
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def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of nylon, a polymer where the main polymer chain comprises recurring amide groups; these compounds are generally formed from combinations of diamines, diacids and amino acids." [UniProtKB-KW:KW-0549]
synonym: "nylon breakdown" EXACT 
synonym: "nylon catabolism" EXACT 
synonym: "nylon degradation" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0042178 ! xenobiotic catabolic process
is_a: GO:0042198 ! nylon metabolic process
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