penicillin metabolic process

id: GO:0042316
name: penicillin metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving any antibiotic that contains the condensed beta-lactamthiazolidine ring system. Penicillins are produced naturally during the growth of various microfungi of the genera Penicillium and Aspergillus.

Child Functions

GO:0042317penicillin catabolic process
GO:0042318penicillin biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0006790sulfur compound metabolic process
GO:0019752carboxylic acid metabolic process
GO:0030653beta-lactam antibiotic metabolic process