cephalosporin metabolic process
name: cephalosporin metabolic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving a cephalosporin, any of large class of tetracyclic triterpene broad-spectrum antibiotics similar both chemically and in their mode of action to penicillin, first isolated from the culture filtrates of mediterranean fungus acremonium (cephalosporium acremonium), and effective against gram-positive bacteria.
|GO:0043646||cephalosporin biosynthetic process|
|GO:0006790||sulfur compound metabolic process|
|GO:0030653||beta-lactam antibiotic metabolic process|