sulfonamide resistant sul [AMR Gene Family]

Accession ARO:3004238
DefinitionThe sul genes encode forms of dihydropteroate synthase that confer resistance to sulfonamide.
Drug Classsulfonamide antibiotic
Resistance Mechanismantibiotic target replacement
Classification5 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)2 ontology terms | Show
+ confers_resistance_to_drug_class sulfonamide antibiotic [Drug Class]
+ antibiotic target replacement protein
4 ontology terms | Show
+ sul1
+ sul2
+ sul3
+ sul4

Antunes P, et al. 2005. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49(2): 836-839. Dissemination of sulfonamide resistance genes (sul1, sul2, and sul3) in Portuguese Salmonella enterica strains and relation with integrons. (PMID 15673783)