mRNA catabolic process

id: GO:0006402
name: mRNA catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of mRNA, messenger RNA, which is responsible for carrying the coded genetic 'message', transcribed from DNA, to sites of protein assembly at the ribosomes.

Child Functions

GO:0000956nuclear-transcribed mRNA catabolic process
GO:0000958mitochondrial mRNA catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006401RNA catabolic process
GO:0016071mRNA metabolic process