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Resistance TypeVatC
DescriptionVirginiamycin A acetyltransferase, which can inactivate the target drug.
Antibiotic Resistancestreptogramin_a
Gene Ontology (GO)Molecular Function
acetyltransferase activity [GO:0016407]


Biological Process
drug enzymatic destruction [AR:0001004]
Found in GenusStaphylococcus
COGCOG110
Description: Acetyltransferase (isoleucine patch superfamily)
Function: General function prediction only;

NCBI CDD30459: WbbJ
100040
Reference1) Allignet J, et al. (1998) Characterization of a staphylococcal plasmid related to pUB110 and carrying two novel genes, vatC and vgbB, encoding resistance to streptogramins A and B and similar antibiotics.. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 42(7):1794-8 PubMed: 9661023