cyanide catabolic process

id: GO:0019500
name: cyanide catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of cyanide, NC-, the anion of hydrocyanic acid. Cyanide is a potent inhibitor of respiration.

Parent Functions

GO:0019499cyanide metabolic process
GO:0044270cellular nitrogen compound catabolic process