protein depolymerization

id: GO:0051261
name: protein depolymerization
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The process in which protein polymers, compounds composed of a large number of component monomers, are broken down. Depolymerization occurs by the successive removal of monomers from an existing poly- or oligomeric protein.

Child Functions

GO:0007019microtubule depolymerization
GO:0007078lamin depolymerization
GO:0010995free ubiquitin chain depolymerization
GO:0030042actin filament depolymerization
GO:0045106intermediate filament depolymerization
GO:0072319vesicle uncoating

Parent Functions

GO:0043624cellular protein complex disassembly