cell wall component targeted by antibiotic

Accession ARO:3000721
DefinitionThe cell wall is unique to bacteria and provides rigidity and protects the cell from lysis due to osmotic pressure. Its characteristic component is peptidoglycan, though cell wall structures vary significantly between Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, as well as mycobacteria.
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Schleifer KH and Kandler O. 1972. Bacteriol Rev 36(4): 407-477. Peptidoglycan types of bacterial cell walls and their taxonomic implications. (PMID 4568761)