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peptidoglycan catabolic process

Known as: murein catabolic process, murein catabolism, peptidoglycan degradation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of peptidoglycans, any of a class of glycoconjugates found in bacterial cell walls… 
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
ABSTRACT Bacteriophage-encoded endolysins have shown promise as a novel class of antibacterials with a unique mode of action, i.e… 
2012
2012
To resist to β-lactam antibiotics Eubacteria either constitutively synthesize a β-lactamase or a low affinity penicillin-binding… 
2011
2011
Poly-γ-glutamic acid (γPGA), a polymer of glutamic acid, is a component of the viscosity substance of natto, a traditional… 
2010
2010
ABSTRACT SpoIID is a membrane-anchored enzyme that degrades peptidoglycan and is essential for engulfment and sporulation in… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Specialized lytic transglycosylases are muramidases capable of locally degrading the peptidoglycan meshwork of Gram-negative… 
1998
1998
ABSTRACT When S-layered strains of Bacillus stearothermophilusand Aneurinibacillus thermoaerophilus, possessing S-layers of… 
1983
1983
During diaminopimelic acid starvation of Escherichia coli W7, a large fraction of the preexisting murein cross-links are opened… 
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Various methods of inducing autolysis of Escherichia coli cells were investigated, some being described here for the first time…