MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008658 - penicillin binding

Definition: Interacting selectively and non-covalently with penicillin, any antibiotic that contains the condensed beta-lactamthiazolidine ring system.

Parent Classes:
GO:0008144 - drug binding,
GO:0033218 - amide binding,
GO:0033293 - monocarboxylic acid binding,
GO:0097159 - organic cyclic compound binding,
GO:1901363 - heterocyclic compound binding,
GO:1901681 - sulfur compound binding

Term Members:
penicillin-binding protein 6 (dacC),
cell shape; peptidoglycan synthetase; penicillin-binding protein 2 (mrdA),
DD-carboxypeptidase, penicillin-binding protein 6b (dacD),
essential cell division protein FtsI; penicillin-binding protein 3,
peptidoglycan glycosyltransferase (pbpC),
D-alanyl-D-alanine carboxypeptidase, fraction A; penicillin-binding protein 5 (dacA),
meso-diaminopimelic acid-D-alanyl endopeptidase / D-alanyl-D-alanine carboxypeptidase (dacB),
DD-endopeptidase / DD-carboxypeptidase (ampH),
penicillin binding protein 4B (yfeW)

Unification Links: GO:0008658

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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