OBO ID: GO:0006209
Term Name: cytosine catabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • cytosine breakdown
  • cytosine catabolism
  • cytosine degradation
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of cytosine, 4-amino-2-hydroxypyrimidine, a pyrimidine derivative that is one of the five main bases found in nucleic acids; it occurs widely in cytidine derivatives.
References:
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available