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GO term:nitrate catabolic process
Synonym: nitrate disassimilation
Synonym: nitrate dissimilation
GO id:GO:0043602
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of nitrates, inorganic or organic salts and esters of nitric acid.
Number of paths to term: 17

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regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular catabolic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound catabolic process
                                                is-a2-nitropropane catabolic process
                                                is-aalkaloid catabolic process +
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine catabolic process +
                                                is-acarbamoyl phosphate catabolic process
                                                is-acarbazole catabolic process
                                                is-acellular amide catabolic process +
                                                is-acitrulline catabolic process
                                                is-acyanate catabolic process
                                                is-acyanide catabolic process
                                                is-aflavin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aimidazole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aindole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)
                                                is-anitric oxide catabolic process
                                                is-anitrile catabolic process +
                                                is-anucleobase-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apteridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apurine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyrimidine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-as-triazine compound catabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +
                                                is-aureide catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound catabolic process
                                                is-a2-nitropropane catabolic process
                                                is-aalkaloid catabolic process +
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine catabolic process +
                                                is-acarbamoyl phosphate catabolic process
                                                is-acarbazole catabolic process
                                                is-acellular amide catabolic process +
                                                is-acitrulline catabolic process
                                                is-acyanate catabolic process
                                                is-acyanide catabolic process
                                                is-aflavin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aimidazole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aindole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)
                                                is-anitric oxide catabolic process
                                                is-anitrile catabolic process +
                                                is-anucleobase-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apteridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apurine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyrimidine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-as-triazine compound catabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +
                                                is-aureide catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                        is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                is-anitrate metabolic process
                                                        is-anitrate assimilation +
                                                        is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-acellular process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                        is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                is-anitrate metabolic process
                                                        is-anitrate assimilation +
                                                        is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acatabolic process
                                is-acellular catabolic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound catabolic process
                                                is-a2-nitropropane catabolic process
                                                is-aalkaloid catabolic process +
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine catabolic process +
                                                is-acarbamoyl phosphate catabolic process
                                                is-acarbazole catabolic process
                                                is-acellular amide catabolic process +
                                                is-acitrulline catabolic process
                                                is-acyanate catabolic process
                                                is-acyanide catabolic process
                                                is-aflavin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aimidazole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aindole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)
                                                is-anitric oxide catabolic process
                                                is-anitrile catabolic process +
                                                is-anucleobase-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apteridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apurine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyrimidine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-as-triazine compound catabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +
                                                is-aureide catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acatabolic process
                                is-asingle-organism catabolic process
                                        is-a2,5-dihydroxypyridine catabolic process to fumarate
                                        is-a2-aminobenzenesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aacetyl-CoA assimilation pathway
                                        is-aacetylcholine catabolic process +
                                        is-aaldehyde catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkane catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkanesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aalkyne catabolic process +
                                        is-aatrazine catabolic process to urea
                                        is-aaustinol catabolic process
                                        is-aautophagy in response to ER overload
                                        is-acell septum edging catabolic process
                                        is-acellular lactam catabolic process +
                                        is-achondroitin sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-acollagen catabolic process +
                                        is-acyanate catabolic process
                                        is-acyanide catabolic process
                                        is-acytoplasm-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process
                                        is-adeoxyhypusine biosynthetic process from spermidine
                                        is-adiacetylchitobiose catabolic process to glucosamine and acetate
                                        is-adibenzofuran catabolic process
                                        is-adimethylsilanediol catabolic process
                                        is-aER-associated misfolded protein catabolic process
                                        is-aether catabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-agalactosaminoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aglutathione derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-aglycosyl compound catabolic process +
                                        is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon catabolic process +
                                        is-aheparan sulfate proteoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aheparin catabolic process
                                        is-ahyaluronan catabolic process
                                        is-ahydrogen peroxide catabolic process +
                                        is-akeratan sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-alipid catabolic process +
                                        is-amacroautophagy +
                                        is-ameiotic DNA double-strand break processing +
                                        is-amicroautophagy +
                                        is-amulticellular organismal protein catabolic process +
                                        is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)
                                        is-anucleobase catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleoside phosphate catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleus-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process +
                                        is-aoctamethylcyclotetrasiloxane catabolic process to dimethylsilanediol
                                        is-aperoxisome degradation +
                                        is-aphenylpropanoid catabolic process +
                                        is-apheromone catabolic process
                                        is-apigment catabolic process +
                                        is-apolyphosphate catabolic process
                                        is-aquercetin catabolic process
                                        is-asecondary metabolite catabolic process +
                                        is-asingle-organism carbohydrate catabolic process +
                                        is-asmall molecule catabolic process +
                                        is-atartrate catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular catabolic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound catabolic process
                                                is-a2-nitropropane catabolic process
                                                is-aalkaloid catabolic process +
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine catabolic process +
                                                is-acarbamoyl phosphate catabolic process
                                                is-acarbazole catabolic process
                                                is-acellular amide catabolic process +
                                                is-acitrulline catabolic process
                                                is-acyanate catabolic process
                                                is-acyanide catabolic process
                                                is-aflavin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aimidazole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aindole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)
                                                is-anitric oxide catabolic process
                                                is-anitrile catabolic process +
                                                is-anucleobase-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apteridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apurine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyrimidine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-as-triazine compound catabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +
                                                is-aureide catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound catabolic process
                                                is-a2-nitropropane catabolic process
                                                is-aalkaloid catabolic process +
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine catabolic process +
                                                is-acarbamoyl phosphate catabolic process
                                                is-acarbazole catabolic process
                                                is-acellular amide catabolic process +
                                                is-acitrulline catabolic process
                                                is-acyanate catabolic process
                                                is-acyanide catabolic process
                                                is-aflavin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aimidazole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aindole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)
                                                is-anitric oxide catabolic process
                                                is-anitrile catabolic process +
                                                is-anucleobase-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apteridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apurine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyrimidine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-as-triazine compound catabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +
                                                is-aureide catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-acellular metabolic process
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                        is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                is-anitrate metabolic process
                                                        is-anitrate assimilation +
                                                        is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-acellular nitrogen compound metabolic process
                                        is-acellular nitrogen compound catabolic process
                                                is-a2-nitropropane catabolic process
                                                is-aalkaloid catabolic process +
                                                is-aamino-acid betaine catabolic process +
                                                is-acarbamoyl phosphate catabolic process
                                                is-acarbazole catabolic process
                                                is-acellular amide catabolic process +
                                                is-acitrulline catabolic process
                                                is-acyanate catabolic process
                                                is-acyanide catabolic process
                                                is-aflavin-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aimidazole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-aindole-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)
                                                is-anitric oxide catabolic process
                                                is-anitrile catabolic process +
                                                is-anucleobase-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apteridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apurine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyridine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-apyrimidine-containing compound catabolic process +
                                                is-as-triazine compound catabolic process +
                                                is-atetrapyrrole catabolic process +
                                                is-aureide catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-anitrogen compound metabolic process
                                is-areactive nitrogen species metabolic process
                                        is-anitrate metabolic process
                                                is-anitrate assimilation +
                                                is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-aorganic substance metabolic process
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                        is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                is-anitrate metabolic process
                                                        is-anitrate assimilation +
                                                        is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asingle-organism catabolic process
                                        is-a2,5-dihydroxypyridine catabolic process to fumarate
                                        is-a2-aminobenzenesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aacetyl-CoA assimilation pathway
                                        is-aacetylcholine catabolic process +
                                        is-aaldehyde catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkane catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkanesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aalkyne catabolic process +
                                        is-aatrazine catabolic process to urea
                                        is-aaustinol catabolic process
                                        is-aautophagy in response to ER overload
                                        is-acell septum edging catabolic process
                                        is-acellular lactam catabolic process +
                                        is-achondroitin sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-acollagen catabolic process +
                                        is-acyanate catabolic process
                                        is-acyanide catabolic process
                                        is-acytoplasm-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process
                                        is-adeoxyhypusine biosynthetic process from spermidine
                                        is-adiacetylchitobiose catabolic process to glucosamine and acetate
                                        is-adibenzofuran catabolic process
                                        is-adimethylsilanediol catabolic process
                                        is-aER-associated misfolded protein catabolic process
                                        is-aether catabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-agalactosaminoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aglutathione derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-aglycosyl compound catabolic process +
                                        is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon catabolic process +
                                        is-aheparan sulfate proteoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aheparin catabolic process
                                        is-ahyaluronan catabolic process
                                        is-ahydrogen peroxide catabolic process +
                                        is-akeratan sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-alipid catabolic process +
                                        is-amacroautophagy +
                                        is-ameiotic DNA double-strand break processing +
                                        is-amicroautophagy +
                                        is-amulticellular organismal protein catabolic process +
                                        is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)
                                        is-anucleobase catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleoside phosphate catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleus-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process +
                                        is-aoctamethylcyclotetrasiloxane catabolic process to dimethylsilanediol
                                        is-aperoxisome degradation +
                                        is-aphenylpropanoid catabolic process +
                                        is-apheromone catabolic process
                                        is-apigment catabolic process +
                                        is-apolyphosphate catabolic process
                                        is-aquercetin catabolic process
                                        is-asecondary metabolite catabolic process +
                                        is-asingle-organism carbohydrate catabolic process +
                                        is-asmall molecule catabolic process +
                                        is-atartrate catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-ametabolic process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process
                                        is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                                is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                        is-anitrate metabolic process
                                                                is-anitrate assimilation +
                                                                is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism cellular process
                                is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                        is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                is-anitrate metabolic process
                                                        is-anitrate assimilation +
                                                        is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asingle-organism catabolic process
                                        is-a2,5-dihydroxypyridine catabolic process to fumarate
                                        is-a2-aminobenzenesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aacetyl-CoA assimilation pathway
                                        is-aacetylcholine catabolic process +
                                        is-aaldehyde catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkane catabolic process +
                                        is-aalkanesulfonate catabolic process
                                        is-aalkyne catabolic process +
                                        is-aatrazine catabolic process to urea
                                        is-aaustinol catabolic process
                                        is-aautophagy in response to ER overload
                                        is-acell septum edging catabolic process
                                        is-acellular lactam catabolic process +
                                        is-achondroitin sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-acollagen catabolic process +
                                        is-acyanate catabolic process
                                        is-acyanide catabolic process
                                        is-acytoplasm-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process
                                        is-adeoxyhypusine biosynthetic process from spermidine
                                        is-adiacetylchitobiose catabolic process to glucosamine and acetate
                                        is-adibenzofuran catabolic process
                                        is-adimethylsilanediol catabolic process
                                        is-aER-associated misfolded protein catabolic process
                                        is-aether catabolic process +
                                        is-afatty acid derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-agalactosaminoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aglutathione derivative catabolic process +
                                        is-aglycosyl compound catabolic process +
                                        is-ahalogenated hydrocarbon catabolic process +
                                        is-aheparan sulfate proteoglycan catabolic process
                                        is-aheparin catabolic process
                                        is-ahyaluronan catabolic process
                                        is-ahydrogen peroxide catabolic process +
                                        is-akeratan sulfate catabolic process
                                        is-alipid catabolic process +
                                        is-amacroautophagy +
                                        is-ameiotic DNA double-strand break processing +
                                        is-amicroautophagy +
                                        is-amulticellular organismal protein catabolic process +
                                        is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)
                                        is-anucleobase catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleoside phosphate catabolic process +
                                        is-anucleus-associated proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process +
                                        is-aoctamethylcyclotetrasiloxane catabolic process to dimethylsilanediol
                                        is-aperoxisome degradation +
                                        is-aphenylpropanoid catabolic process +
                                        is-apheromone catabolic process
                                        is-apigment catabolic process +
                                        is-apolyphosphate catabolic process
                                        is-aquercetin catabolic process
                                        is-asecondary metabolite catabolic process +
                                        is-asingle-organism carbohydrate catabolic process +
                                        is-asmall molecule catabolic process +
                                        is-atartrate catabolic process


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle-organism metabolic process
                                is-asmall molecule metabolic process
                                        is-aorganic acid metabolic process
                                                is-aoxoacid metabolic process
                                                        is-anitrate metabolic process
                                                                is-anitrate assimilation +
                                                                is-anitrate catabolic process [GO:0043602] (1 genes, 1 annotations)


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