vanZ [AMR Gene Family]

Accession ARO:3000116
DefinitionVanZ is a teicoplanin resistance gene that is an accessory protein. VanZ prevents the incorporation of the terminal D-Ala into peptidoglycan subunits.
Drug Classglycopeptide antibiotic
Resistance Mechanismantibiotic target alteration
Classification7 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)2 ontology terms | Show
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Courvalin P. 2005. Clin Infect Dis 42(SUPPL 1): S25-S34. Vancomycin resistance in gram-positive cocci. (PMID 16323116)