OBO ID: GO:0046273
Term Name: lignan catabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • lignan breakdown
  • lignan catabolism
  • lignan degradation
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of lignans, any member of a class of plant metabolites related to lignins. Lignans are usually found as phenylpropanoid dimers in which the phenylpropanoid units are linked tail to tail and thus having a 2,3 dibenzylbutane skeleton, but higher oligomers can also exist. 10074466
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available