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Keyword - Cell wall biogenesis/degradation (KW-0961)

Definition

Protein which is involved in the formation, organization, maintenance or degradation of the cell wall. The cell wall is an extracellular layer outside the cell membrane which protects the cell against mechanical damage, osmotic strength and which determines the cell shape. It is prominent in most plants, algae, bacteria and fungi.

Category

Biological process

GOi

cell wall organization [ GO:0071555 ]

Graphical

Cell wall biogenesis/degradationBiological process