hemoglobin catabolic process
name: hemoglobin catabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of hemoglobin, an oxygen carrying, conjugated protein containing four heme groups and globin; especially, the proteolytic cleavage of hemoglobin to yield free heme, peptides, and amino acids.
|GO:0009057||macromolecule catabolic process|
|GO:0020027||hemoglobin metabolic process|