antibiotic resistant fabG [AMR Gene Family]

Accession ARO:3004284
DefinitionfabG is a 3-oxoacyl-acyl carrier protein reductase involved in lipid metabolism and fatty acid biosynthesis. The bacterial biocide Triclosan blocks the final reduction step in fatty acid elongation, inhibiting biosynthesis. Point mutations in fabG can confer resistance to Triclosan.
Drug Classdisinfecting agents and antiseptics
Resistance Mechanismantibiotic target alteration
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