Term Information [More information on neurotransmitter catabolic process]

Accession
GO:0042135
Name
neurotransmitter catabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
neurotransmitter breakdown, neurotransmitter catabolism, neurotransmitter degradation
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of any of a group of substances that are released on excitation from the axon terminal of a presynaptic neuron of the central or peripheral nervous system and travel across the synaptic cleft to either excite or inhibit the target cell. Source: CHEBI:25512, GOC:jl
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History
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Subset
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Ancestors of neurotransmitter catabolic process (GO:0042135)
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neurotransmitter catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
neurotransmitter catabolic process [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) biological attribute (OBA:0000001)
neurotransmitter catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological regulation (GO:0065007)
neurotransmitter catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
neurotransmitter catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
neurotransmitter catabolic process [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) neurotransmitter levels (OBA:0000116)
neurotransmitter catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) regulation of biological quality (GO:0065008)
neurotransmitter catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  catabolic process (GO:0009056)
neurotransmitter catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular metabolic process (GO:0044237)
neurotransmitter catabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) regulation of neurotransmitter levels (GO:0001505)
neurotransmitter catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  cellular catabolic process (GO:0044248)
neurotransmitter catabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter metabolic process (GO:0042133)
Children of neurotransmitter catabolic process (GO:0042135)
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acetylcholine catabolic process (GO:0006581) [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter catabolic process
histamine catabolic process (GO:0001695) [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter catabolic process
octopamine catabolic process (GO:0046334) [is_a relation] is_a  neurotransmitter catabolic process
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