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Resistance Typevanxd
Resistance Requirementvanrd    vansd    vand    vanhd    vanyd    
DescriptionVanD type vancomycin resistance operon genes, which can synthesize peptidoglycan with modified C-terminal D-Ala-D-Ala to D-alanine--D-lactate.
Antibiotic Resistanceteicoplanin
vancomycin
Gene Ontology (GO)Molecular Function
D-alanine-D-alanine ligase activity [GO:0008716]


Biological Process
drug target replacement [AR:0001002]
vancomycin resistance [AR:0000028]
teicoplanin resistance [AR:0000029]
Found in GenusEnterococcus
Ruminococcus
NCBI CDD140944
Reference1) Casadewall B, et al. (1999) Characterization of the vanD glycopeptide resistance gene cluster from Enterococcus faecium BM4339.. J Bacteriol 181(12):3644-8 PubMed: 10368136