RNA catabolic process

id: GO:0006401
name: RNA catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of RNA, ribonucleic acid, one of the two main type of nucleic acid, consisting of a long, unbranched macromolecule formed from ribonucleotides joined in 3',5'-phosphodiester linkage.

Child Functions

GO:0000292RNA fragment catabolic process
GO:0000957mitochondrial RNA catabolic process
GO:0006402mRNA catabolic process
GO:0034661ncRNA catabolic process
GO:0043137DNA replication, removal of RNA primer
GO:0043633polyadenylation-dependent RNA catabolic process
GO:0071025RNA surveillance

Parent Functions

GO:0016070RNA metabolic process
GO:0044265cellular macromolecule catabolic process