purine base salvage

id: GO:0043096
name: purine base salvage
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Any process that generates purine bases, one of the two classes of nitrogen-containing ring compounds found in DNA and RNA, from derivatives of them without de novo synthesis.

Child Functions

GO:0006168adenine salvage
GO:0006178guanine salvage
GO:0043103hypoxanthine salvage

Parent Functions

GO:0009113purine base biosynthetic process
GO:0043101purine-containing compound salvage