tetracycline metabolic process

id: GO:0043643
name: tetracycline metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving tetracycline, (4S,4aS,5aS,6S,12aS)-4-(dimethylamino)-3,6,10,12,12a-pentahydroxy-6-methyl-1,11-dioxo-1,4,4a,5,5a,6,11,12a-octahydrotetracene-2-carboxamide, a broad-spectrum antibiotic produced by streptomyces bacteria that blocks binding of aminoacyl tRNA to the ribosomes of both Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms (and those of organelles).

Child Functions

GO:0043644tetracycline biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

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