alkaloid catabolic process

id: GO:0009822
name: alkaloid catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of alkaloids, nitrogen containing natural products not otherwise classified as peptides, nonprotein amino acids, amines, cyanogenic glycosides, glucosinolates, cofactors, phytohormones or primary metabolites (such as purine or pyrimidine bases).

Child Functions

GO:0019608nicotine catabolic process
GO:0050784cocaine catabolic process
GO:0071274isoquinoline alkaloid catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0009820alkaloid metabolic process
GO:0044270cellular nitrogen compound catabolic process