OBO ID: GO:0071792
Term Name: bacillithiol metabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • bacillithiol metabolism
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways involving bacillithiol, the alpha-anomeric glycoside of L-cysteinyl-D-glucosamine with L-malic acid. Bacillithiol, produced widely in the Firmicutes and sporadically in other bacterial lineages, is a low-molecular-weight thiol analogous to mycothiol in the Actinomycetes and glutathione in many species. 20308541
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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