ARDB-Antibiotic Resistance Genes Database

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Antibioticviomycin
DescriptionA strongly basic peptide, antibiotic complex from several strains of Streptomyces. It is allergenic and toxic to kidneys and the labyrinth. Viomycin is used in tuberculosis as several different salts and in combination with other agents.
Action Target50S ribosomal subunit, protein synthesis inhibitor
SynonymsViomycin sulfate
Resistance TypeType: vph
Description: Viomycin phosphotransferase, which chieves inactivation of their antibiotic substrates by phosphorylation.
Resistance: viomycin  
Database LinksKEGG DRUG: D02270
ChEBI ID: CHEBI: 15782