guanine catabolic process

id: GO:0006147
name: guanine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of guanine, 2-amino-6-hydroxypurine, a purine that is one of the five main bases found in nucleic acids and a component of a number of phosphorylated guanosine derivatives whose metabolic or regulatory functions are important.

Parent Functions

GO:0006145purine base catabolic process
GO:0046098guanine metabolic process