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Resistance Typetetpa
DescriptionMajor facilitator superfamily transporter, tetracycline efflux pump.
Antibiotic Resistancetetracycline
Gene Ontology (GO)Molecular Function
tetracycline transporter activity [GO:0008493]


Biological Process
major facilitator superfamily (MFS) drug efflux [AR:0010002]
tetracycline resistance [AR:0000051]


Cellular Component
membrane part [GO:0044425]
Found in GenusClostridium
NCBI CDD116304
119392
Reference PubMed: 11381101
2) Sloan J, et al. (1994) The Clostridium perfringens Tet P determinant comprises two overlapping genes: tetA(P), which mediates active tetracycline efflux, and tetB(P), which is related to the ribosomal protection family of tetracycline-resistance determinants.. Mol Microbiol 11(2):403-15 PubMed: 8170402