tyrosine catabolic process

id: GO:0006572
name: tyrosine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of tyrosine, an aromatic amino acid, 2-amino-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propanoic acid.

Child Functions

GO:0019445tyrosine catabolic process to fumarate
GO:0019446tyrosine catabolic process to phosphoenolpyruvate

Parent Functions

GO:0006570tyrosine metabolic process
GO:0009074aromatic amino acid family catabolic process