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Resistance Typecata9
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
Homo
Lactobacillus
Staphylococcus
Streptococcus
NCBI CDD141349
Reference1) Horinouchi S, et al. (1982) Nucleotide sequence and functional map of pC194, a plasmid that specifies inducible chloramphenicol resistance.. J Bacteriol 150(2):815-25 PubMed: 6950931