Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006402 - mRNA catabolic process

Synonyms: mRNA breakdown, mRNA catabolism, mRNA degradation

Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of mRNA, messenger RNA, which is responsible for carrying the coded genetic 'message', transcribed from DNA, to sites of protein assembly at the ribosomes.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016071 - mRNA metabolic process,
GO:0006401 - RNA catabolic process

Term Members:
MazF toxin of the MazF-MazE toxin-antitoxin system that exhibits ribonuclease activity,
NADH pyrophosphatase,
RNase E (rne),
toxin of the YoeB-YefM toxin-antitoxin pair,
ribonuclease II (rnb),
carbon storage regulator; pleiotropic regulatory protein for carbon source metabolism (csrA),
polynucleotide phosphorylase monomer (pnp),
RNase R (rnr),
toxin of the YafQ-DinJ toxin-antitoxin system,
Qin prophage; toxin of the RelE-RelB toxin-antitoxin system and cofactor to enhance the repressor activity of RelB,
toxin of the HicA-HicB toxin-antitoxin system,
CP4-57 prophage; RNase LS, toxin of the RnlAB toxin-antitoxin system,
RNA pyrophosphohydrolase (rppH),
toxin-like protein of the SOS response (symE),
ribonuclease E inhibitor protein B (rraB)

Unification Links: GO:0006402

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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