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Resistance Typecata7
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 GenusEnterococcus
Staphylococcus
Streptococcus
NCBI CDD141349
Reference1) Projan SJ, et al. (1985) Comparative sequence and functional analysis of pT181 and pC221, cognate plasmid replicons from Staphylococcus aureus.. Mol Gen Genet 199(3):452-64 PubMed: 2993795