alkane catabolic process

id: GO:0043448
name: alkane catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of an alkane, any acyclic branched or unbranched hydrocarbon having the general formula CnH2n+2.

Child Functions

GO:0046188methane catabolic process
GO:00463042-nitropropane catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0043446cellular alkane metabolic process
GO:0044248cellular catabolic process