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Resistance Typecata16
DescriptionGroup A chloramphenicol acetyltransferase, which can inactivate chloramphenicol.
Antibiotic Resistancechloramphenicol
Gene Ontology (GO)Molecular Function
chloramphenicol O-acetyltransferase activity [GO:0008811]


Biological Process
chloramphenicol resistance [AR:0000002]
drug enzymatic destruction [AR:0001004]
Found in GenusClostridium
Streptococcus
NCBI CDD141349
Reference1) Bannam TL, et al. (1991) Relationship between the Clostridium perfringens catQ gene product and chloramphenicol acetyltransferases from other bacteria.. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 35(3):471-6 PubMed: 2039197