purine-containing compound catabolic process

id: GO:0072523
name: purine-containing compound catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of a purine-containing compound, i.e. any compound that contains purine or a formal derivative thereof.

Child Functions

GO:0006145purine base catabolic process
GO:0006152purine nucleoside catabolic process
GO:0006195purine nucleotide catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0044270cellular nitrogen compound catabolic process
GO:0046700heterocycle catabolic process
GO:0072521purine-containing compound metabolic process