OBO ID: GO:0006308
Term Name: DNA catabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • DNA breakdown
  • DNA catabolism
  • DNA degradation
Definition: The cellular DNA metabolic process resulting in the breakdown of DNA, deoxyribonucleic acid, one of the two main types of nucleic acid, consisting of a long unbranched macromolecule formed from one or two strands of linked deoxyribonucleotides, the 3'-phosphate group of each constituent deoxyribonucleotide being joined in 3',5'-phosphodiester linkage to the 5'-hydroxyl group of the deoxyribose moiety of the next one. 0198506732
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available