methionine catabolic process

id: GO:0009087
name: methionine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of methionine (2-amino-4-(methylthio)butanoic acid), a sulfur-containing, essential amino acid found in peptide linkage in proteins.

Child Functions

GO:0000951methionine catabolic process to 3-methylthiopropanol
GO:0000954methionine catabolic process to 3-methylthiopropanoate
GO:0019457methionine catabolic process to succinyl-CoA
GO:0019458methionine catabolic process via 2-oxobutanoate

Parent Functions

GO:0000098sulfur amino acid catabolic process
GO:0006555methionine metabolic process
GO:0009068aspartate family amino acid catabolic process