adenine catabolic process
name: adenine catabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of adenine, 6-aminopurine, one of the 5 main bases found in nucleic acids and a component of numerous important derivatives of its corresponding ribonucleoside, adenosine.
|GO:0006145||purine base catabolic process|
|GO:0046083||adenine metabolic process|