New Integron-Associated gene cassette encoding a 3-N-Aminoglycoside Acetyltransferase

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American Society for Microbiology
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 2005, 49 (3), pp. 1238 - 1241
Issue Date:
2005-01
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A fifth gene cassette containing an aacC gene, aacCA5, was found in an aacCA5-aadA7 cassette array in a class 1 integron isolated from a multiply drug resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Kentucky strain. The AacC-A5 or AAC(3)-Ie acetyltransferase encoded by aacCA5 is related to other AAC(3)-I enzymes and confers resistance to gentamicin.
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