acrylonitrile catabolic process

id: GO:0019256
name: acrylonitrile catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of acrylonitrile, a colorless, volatile liquid with a pungent odor. Acrylonitrile is used in the production of acrylic fibers, plastics, and synthetic rubbers.

Parent Functions

GO:0018865acrylonitrile metabolic process
GO:0042178xenobiotic catabolic process
GO:0050899nitrile catabolic process