Term Information

Accession
GO:0043645
Name
cephalosporin metabolic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
cephalosporin metabolism
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
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. Source: GOC:jl, CHEBI:23066, Wikipedia:Cephalosporin
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0043645 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of cephalosporin metabolic process (GO:0043645)
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cephalosporin metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  sulfur compound metabolic process (GO:0006790)
cephalosporin metabolic process [is_a relation] is_a  beta-lactam antibiotic metabolic process (GO:0030653)
Children of cephalosporin metabolic process (GO:0043645)
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cephalosporin C metabolic process (GO:1901266) [is_a relation] is_a  cephalosporin metabolic process
cephalosporin biosynthetic process (GO:0043646) [is_a relation] is_a  cephalosporin metabolic process
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