ARDB-Antibiotic Resistance Genes Database

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Resistance Typebl2a_nps
DescriptionClass A beta-lactamase. This enzyme breaks the beta-lactam antibiotic ring open and deactivates the molecule's antibacterial properites.
Antibiotic Resistancepenicillin
Gene Ontology (GO)Molecular Function
beta-lactamase activity [GO:0008800]


Biological Process
beta lactam resistance [AR:0000048]
drug enzymatic destruction [AR:0001004]
Found in GenusRhodobacter
NCBI CDD141062
Reference1) Campbell JI, et al. (1989) The phototrophic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas capsulata sp108 encodes an indigenous class A beta-lactamase.. Biochem J 260(3):803-12 PubMed: 2788410