apramycin [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:0000037
Synonym(s)ambylan nebramycin II apralan
DefinitionApramycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic used to treat different types of bacterial infections in animals. Apramycin works by binding to the bacterial 30S ribosomal subunit, causing misreading of mRNA and leaving the bacterium unable to synthesize proteins vital to its growth.
Drug Classaminoglycoside antibiotic
Classification2 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)1 ontology terms | Show
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+ AAC(1)-I confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ apmA confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ AAC(3)-IV confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ kamB confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ antibiotic sensitive 16S rRNA targeted_by_antibiotic

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Shaw KJ, et al. 1993. Microbiol Rev 57(1): 138-163. Molecular genetics of aminoglycoside resistance genes and familial relationships of the aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes. (PMID 8385262)