pyridine catabolic process

id: GO:0046221
name: pyridine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of pyridine, a nitrogenous base (C5H5N) obtained from the distillation of bone oil or coal tar, and by the decomposition of certain alkaloids, as a colorless liquid with a peculiar pungent odor.

Parent Functions

GO:0019439aromatic compound catabolic process
GO:0019507pyridine metabolic process
GO:0046700heterocycle catabolic process