antibiotic resistant kasA [AMR Gene Family]

Accession ARO:3003462
DefinitionkasA is a ketoacyl acyl carrier protein synthase that catalyzes the condensation reaction of fatty acid synthesis by the addition to an acyl acceptor of two carbons from malonyl-ACP. It is involved in elongation of fatty acids intermediate in the biosynthetic pathway of mycolic acids.
Drug Classisoniazid
Resistance Mechanismantibiotic target alteration
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Parent Term(s)4 ontology terms | Show
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Publications

Lee AS, et al. 1999. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 43(8): 2087-2089. Contribution of kasA analysis to detection of isoniazid-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Singapore. (PMID 10428945)