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Resistance Typecata5
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 GenusStreptomyces
NCBI CDD141349
Reference1) Murray IA, et al. (1989) Nucleotide sequence of the chloramphenicol acetyltransferase gene of Streptomyces acrimycini.. Gene 85(2):283-91 PubMed: 2697637