phosphoethanolamine transferase conferring colistin resistance

Accession ARO:3004112
Synonym(s)PEtN transferase
DefinitionThis group of enzymes catalyzes the addition of a phosphoethanolamine group to another molecule. The addition of this moiety to lipid A in bacterial species is often associated with polymyxin (otherwise known as colistin) resistance.
Resistance Mechanismantibiotic target alteration
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Sun J, et al. 2017. MBio 8(3): Deciphering MCR-2 Colistin Resistance. (PMID 28487432)

Liu YY, et al. 2015. Lancet Infect Dis : Emergence of plasmid-mediated colistin resistance mechanism MCR-1 in animals and human beings in China: a microbiological and molecular biological study. (PMID 26603172)