Term Information [More information on peptidoglycan metabolic process]

Accession
GO:0000270
Name
peptidoglycan metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0009284
murein metabolic process, murein metabolism, peptidoglycan metabolism
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving peptidoglycans, any of a class of glycoconjugates found only in bacterial cell walls and consisting of strands of glycosaminoglycan cross-linked by oligopeptides to form a huge and rigid network. Source: http://www.dsmz.de/species/murein.htm, ISBN:0198506732
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0000270 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of peptidoglycan metabolic process (GO:0000270)
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peptidoglycan metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
peptidoglycan metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  metabolic process (GO:0008152)
peptidoglycan metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) nitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:0006807)
peptidoglycan metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
peptidoglycan metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carbohydrate derivative metabolic process (GO:1901135)
peptidoglycan metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) macromolecule metabolic process (GO:0043170)
peptidoglycan metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organonitrogen compound metabolic process (GO:1901564)
peptidoglycan metabolic process [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) aminoglycan metabolic process (GO:0006022)
peptidoglycan metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  glycosaminoglycan metabolic process (GO:0030203)
Children of peptidoglycan metabolic process (GO:0000270)
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peptidoglycan biosynthetic process (GO:0009252) [is_a relation] is_a  peptidoglycan metabolic process
peptidoglycan catabolic process (GO:0009253) [is_a relation] is_a  peptidoglycan metabolic process
peptidoglycan turnover (GO:0009254) [is_a relation] is_a  peptidoglycan metabolic process
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