tRNA catabolic process

id: GO:0016078
name: tRNA catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of tRNA, transfer RNA, a class of relatively small RNA molecules responsible for mediating the insertion of amino acids into the sequence of nascent polypeptide chains during protein synthesis.

Child Functions

GO:0071038nuclear polyadenylation-dependent tRNA catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006399tRNA metabolic process
GO:0034661ncRNA catabolic process