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Resistance Typebl2e_y56
DescriptionClass A beta-lactamase. This enzyme breaks the beta-lactam antibiotic ring open and deactivates the molecule's antibacterial properites.
Antibiotic Resistancecephalosporin
Gene Ontology (GO)Molecular Function
beta-lactamase activity [GO:0008800]


Biological Process
beta lactam resistance [AR:0000048]
drug enzymatic destruction [AR:0001004]
Found in GenusYersinia
NCBI CDD141062
Reference1) Seoane A, et al. (1991) Nucleotide sequence of a new class A beta-lactamase gene from the chromosome of Yersinia enterocolitica: implications for the evolution of class A beta-lactamases.. Mol Gen Genet 228(1-2):215-20 PubMed: 1886608