octopamine catabolic process

id: GO:0046334
name: octopamine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of octopamine, 1-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-aminoethanol. The D enantiomer is about one-tenth as active as norepinephrine and is found in the salivary glands of Octopus and Eledone species.

Parent Functions

GO:0019336phenol-containing compound catabolic process
GO:0042135neurotransmitter catabolic process
GO:0042402cellular biogenic amine catabolic process
GO:0046333octopamine metabolic process