neurotransmitter catabolic process

id: GO:0042135
name: neurotransmitter catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of any of a group of substances that are released on excitation from the axon terminal of a presynaptic neuron of the central or peripheral nervous system and travel across the synaptic cleft to either excite or inhibit the target cell.

Child Functions

GO:0001695histamine catabolic process
GO:0006581acetylcholine catabolic process
GO:0019607phenylethylamine catabolic process
GO:0046334octopamine catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0042133neurotransmitter metabolic process
GO:0044248cellular catabolic process