Synonyms: amine breakdown, amine catabolism, amine degradation
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of any organic compound that is weakly basic in character and contains an amino or a substituted amino group. Amines are called primary, secondary, or tertiary according to whether one, two, or three carbon atoms are attached to the nitrogen atom.
GO:0042402 - cellular biogenic amine catabolic process (32)
Unification Links: GO:0009310
©2016 SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025-3493