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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0009274 - peptidoglycan-based cell wall

Definition: A protective structure outside the cytoplasmic membrane composed of peptidoglycan (also known as murein), a molecule made up of a glycan (sugar) backbone of repetitively alternating N-acetylglucosamine and N-acetylmuramic acid with short, attached, cross-linked peptide chains containing unusual amino acids. An example of this component is found in Escherichia coli.

Parent Classes:
GO:0005618 - cell wall

Child Classes:
GO:0009276 - Gram-negative-bacterium-type cell wall (12)

Term Members:
MrcB,
biosynthetic peptidoglycan transglycosylase (mtgA)

Unification Links: GO:0009274


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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