ribonucleotide catabolic process

id: GO:0009261
name: ribonucleotide catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of a ribonucleotide, a compound consisting of ribonucleoside (a base linked to a ribose sugar) esterified with a phosphate group at either the 3' or 5'-hydroxyl group of the sugar.

Child Functions

GO:0009154purine ribonucleotide catabolic process
GO:0009158ribonucleoside monophosphate catabolic process
GO:0009191ribonucleoside diphosphate catabolic process
GO:0009203ribonucleoside triphosphate catabolic process
GO:0009222pyrimidine ribonucleotide catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0009166nucleotide catabolic process
GO:0009259ribonucleotide metabolic process