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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
galactosaminoglycan metabolic process +  
glycosaminoglycan biosynthetic process +   
glycosaminoglycan catabolic process +   
mucopolysaccharide metabolic process +   
peptidoglycan metabolic process +   
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.

Exact Synonyms: murein metabolic process ;   murein metabolism ;   peptidoglycan metabolism
Alternate IDs: GO:0009284
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732, PMID:33139480

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