histidine catabolic process

id: GO:0006548
name: histidine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of histidine, 2-amino-3-(1H-imidazol-4-yl)propanoic acid.

Child Functions

GO:0019556histidine catabolic process to glutamate and formamide
GO:0019557histidine catabolic process to glutamate and formate
GO:0019558histidine catabolic process to 2-oxoglutarate
GO:0019559histidine catabolic process to imidazol-5-yl-lactate
GO:0019560histidine catabolic process to hydantoin-5-propionate
GO:0052704ergothioneine biosynthesis from histidine via N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine
GO:0052707N-alpha,N-alpha,N-alpha-trimethyl-L-histidine biosynthesis from histidine

Parent Functions

GO:0006547histidine metabolic process
GO:0009077histidine family amino acid catabolic process
GO:0046700heterocycle catabolic process