thymine catabolic process
name: thymine catabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of thymine, 5-methyluracil, one of the two major pyrimidine bases present (as thymidine) in DNA but not found in RNA other than (as ribothymidine) in transfer RNA, where it is a minor base.
|GO:0006208||pyrimidine base catabolic process|
|GO:0019859||thymine metabolic process|