peptidoglycan metabolic process

id: GO:0000270
name: peptidoglycan metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: 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.

Child Functions

GO:0009252peptidoglycan biosynthetic process
GO:0009253peptidoglycan catabolic process
GO:0009254peptidoglycan turnover

Parent Functions

GO:0030203glycosaminoglycan metabolic process