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Resistance Typecatb5
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 GenusVibrio
NCBI CDD100040
Reference1) Heidelberg JF, et al. (2000) DNA sequence of both chromosomes of the cholera pathogen Vibrio cholerae.. Nature 406(6795):477-83 PubMed: 10952301