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Category:GO:0070393 ! teichoic acid catabolic process

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DAG for GO:0070393id: GO:0070393

name: teichoic acid catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of teichoic acid, which is a major component of the cell wall of Gram-positive bacteria and typically consists of a polymer of glycerol-phosphate or ribitol-phosphate to which are attached glycosyl and D-alanyl ester residues." [GOC:add, PMID:14665680]
synonym: "teichoic acid breakdown" EXACT [GOC:add]
synonym: "teichoic acid catabolism" EXACT [GOC:add]
synonym: "teichoic acid degradation" EXACT [GOC:add]
is_a: GO:0009057 ! macromolecule catabolic process
is_a: GO:0046374 ! teichoic acid metabolic process
is_a: GO:1901136 ! carbohydrate derivative catabolic process

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0070393</GOterm>
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