ARDB-Antibiotic Resistance Genes Database

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Antibioticbleomycin
DescriptionA complex of related glycopeptide antibiotics from Streptomyces verticillus consisting of bleomycin A2 and B2. It inhibits DNA metabolism and is used as an antineoplastic, especially for solid tumors.
Action TargetDNA synthesis inhibitor
SynonymsBleomycin Hexal   BLM
Resistance TypeType: ble
Description: Binding protein with a strong affinity to the bleomycin family of antibiotics, which confers resistance to these antibiotics by preventing the bleomycin-induced DNA breakage
Resistance: bleomycin  
Database LinksKEGG DRUG: D07535
ChEBI ID: CHEBI: 22907