hypoxanthine catabolic process

id: GO:0009114
name: hypoxanthine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of hypoxanthine, 6-hydroxy purine, an intermediate in the degradation of adenylate. Its ribonucleoside is known as inosine and its ribonucleotide as inosinate.

Child Functions

GO:0006150hypoxanthine oxidation

Parent Functions

GO:0006145purine base catabolic process
GO:0046100hypoxanthine metabolic process