Accession ARO:3004650
DefinitionInitially reported as a tetracycline-resistant determinant encoded on the plasmid pKQ10 in Enterococcus faecium, tet(U) has since been determined to be a misannotation of a gene product not involved in tetracycline resistance.
AMR Gene Familymajor facilitator superfamily (MFS) antibiotic efflux pump
Resistance Mechanismantibiotic efflux
Efflux Componentefflux pump complex or subunit conferring antibiotic resistance
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Ridenhour MB, et al. 1996. Plasmid 35(2): 71-80. A novel tetracycline-resistant determinant, tet(U), is encoded on the plasmid pKq10 in Enterococcus faecium. (PMID 8700968)

Caryl JA, et al. 2012. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56(6):3378-9 tet(U) is not a tetracycline resistance determinant. (PMID 22491689)