CHEBI:8005 - peptidoglycan

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ChEBI Name peptidoglycan
ChEBI ID CHEBI:8005
Definition A peptidoglycosaminoglycan formed by alternating residues of β-(1→4)-linked N-acetylglucosamine and N-acetylmuramic acid {2-amino-3-O-[(S)-1-carboxyethyl]-2-deoxy-D-glucose} residues. Attached to the carboxy group of the muramic acid is a peptide chain of three to five amino acids.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing peptidoglycan (CHEBI:8005) is a peptidoglycosaminoglycan (CHEBI:86469)
Incoming lipid-linked peptidoglycan (CHEBI:61082) is a peptidoglycan (CHEBI:8005)
IUPAC Name
peptidoglycan
Synonyms Sources
Mucopeptide KEGG COMPOUND
Murein KEGG COMPOUND
Peptideglycan KEGG COMPOUND
Peptidoglycan KEGG COMPOUND
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C00889 KEGG COMPOUND
Peptidoglycan Wikipedia
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Last Modified
14 July 2015