OBO ID: GO:0019596
Term Name: mandelate catabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • mandelate breakdown
  • mandelate catabolism
  • mandelate degradation
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of mandelate, the anion of mandelic acid. Mandelic acid (alpha-hydroxybenzeneacetic acid) is an 8-carbon alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) that is used in organic chemistry and as a urinary antiseptic.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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