Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0030428 - cell septum

Synonyms: cross wall

Definition: A structure composed of peptidoglycan and often chitin in addition to other materials. It usually forms perpendicular to the long axis of a cell or hypha and grows centripetally from the cell wall to the center of the cell and often functions in the compartmentalization of a cell into two daughter cells.

Parent Classes:
GO:0044464 - cell part

GO:0044457 - cell septum part (1)

Term Members:
cell division factor ZapA, localizes to the cytokinetic ring,
essential cell division protein FtsB,
cell division protein DedD,
cell division protein DamX

Unification Links: GO:0030428

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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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