W-molybdopterin cofactor catabolic process

id: GO:0032327
name: W-molybdopterin cofactor catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of the W-molybdopterin cofactor, essential for the catalytic activity of some enzymes. The cofactor consists of a mononuclear tungsten ion (W) coordinated by one or two molybdopterin ligands.

Parent Functions

GO:0009108coenzyme biosynthetic process
GO:0032325molybdopterin cofactor catabolic process
GO:0042046W-molybdopterin cofactor metabolic process