AST Beta-lactamase [AMR Gene Family]

Accession ARO:3004741
DefinitionA family of beta-lactamase known for their broad spectrum resistance profile.
Drug Classpenam, cephalosporin
Resistance Mechanismantibiotic inactivation
Classification11 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)3 ontology terms | Show
+ class A beta-lactamase
+ confers_resistance_to_drug_class penam [Drug Class]
+ confers_resistance_to_drug_class cephalosporin [Drug Class]
1 ontology terms | Show

Poirel L, et al. 2001. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 45(3):878-82 Molecular and biochemical analysis of AST-1, a class A beta-lactamase from Nocardia asteroides sensu stricto. (PMID 11181374)