ARDB-Antibiotic Resistance Genes Database

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Antibiotictunicamycin
DescriptionAn N-acetylglycosamine containing antiviral antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces lysosuperificus. It is also active against some bacteria and fungi, because it inhibits the glucosylation of proteins. Tunicamycin is used as tool in the study of microbial biosynthetic mechanisms.
Resistance TypeType: tmrb
Description: Mechanism unknown.
Resistance: tunicamycin