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Resistance Typecatb3
DescriptionGroup B chloramphenicol acetyltransferase, which can inactivate chloramphenicol. Also referred to as xenobiotic acetyltransferase.
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 GenusAcinetobacter
Aeromonas
Bordetella
Enterobacter
Escherichia
Klebsiella
Kluyvera
Morganella
Pantoea
Pseudomonas
Riemerella
Salmonella
Serratia
Shigella
NCBI CDD100040
Reference1) Hall RM, et al. (1991) Site-specific insertion of genes into integrons: role of the 59-base element and determination of the recombination cross-over point.. Mol Microbiol 5(8):1941-59 PubMed: 1662753