ansamycin metabolic process

id: GO:0033069
name: ansamycin metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving ansamycins, any of a group of complex macrolactam compounds characterized by a cyclic structure in which an aliphatic ansa chain forms a bridge between two non-adjacent positions of a cyclic p-system; many exhibit antibacterial, antifungal or antitumor activity.

Child Functions

GO:0033070ansamycin biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0016999antibiotic metabolic process
GO:0030638polyketide metabolic process
GO:0034311diol metabolic process