macromolecule catabolic process

id: GO:0009057
name: macromolecule catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of a macromolecule, any molecule of high relative molecular mass, the structure of which essentially comprises the multiple repetition of units derived, actually or conceptually, from molecules of low relative molecular mass.

Child Functions

GO:0000272polysaccharide catabolic process
GO:0006516glycoprotein catabolic process
GO:0030163protein catabolic process
GO:0030167proteoglycan catabolic process
GO:0032801receptor catabolic process
GO:0042540hemoglobin catabolic process
GO:0044265cellular macromolecule catabolic process
GO:0044266multicellular organismal macromolecule catabolic process
GO:0052361catabolism by organism of macromolecule in other organism involved in symbiotic interaction

Parent Functions

GO:0009056catabolic process
GO:0043170macromolecule metabolic process