S-adenosylmethionine catabolic process

id: GO:0050843
name: S-adenosylmethionine catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of S-adenosylmethionine, S-(5'-adenosyl)-L-methionine, an important intermediate in one-carbon metabolism.

Child Functions

GO:0050835iron incorporation into iron-sulfur cluster via tris-L-cysteinyl S-adenosylmethion-N,O-diyl tetrairon tetrasulfide

Parent Functions

GO:0009109coenzyme catabolic process
GO:0042219cellular modified amino acid catabolic process
GO:0044273sulfur compound catabolic process
GO:0046130purine ribonucleoside catabolic process
GO:0046500S-adenosylmethionine metabolic process