ARDB-Antibiotic Resistance Genes Database

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Resistance TypeEreB
DescriptionErythromycin esterase, which can inactivate erythromycin by lactone ring cleavage.
Antibiotic Resistanceerythromycin
Gene Ontology (GO)Molecular Function
hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds [GO:0016788]


Biological Process
erythromycin resistance [AR:0000006]
drug enzymatic destruction [AR:0001004]
Found in GenusEscherichia
COGCOG2312
Description: Erythromycin esterase homolog
Function: General function prediction only;

NCBI CDD113894
32466: COG2312
Reference1) Yamamoto T, et al. (1983) Tn2610, a transposon involved in the spread of the carbenicillin-hydrolyzing beta-lactamase gene.. Mol Gen Genet 189(2):282-8 PubMed: 6304468
 PubMed: 10582867