Rupa Walanj

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Aminoglycoside-2''-phosphotransferase-IIa [APH(2'')-IIa] is one of a number of homologous bacterial enzymes responsible for the deactivation of the aminoglycoside family of antibiotics and is thus a major component in bacterial resistance to these compounds. APH(2'')-IIa produces resistance to several clinically important aminoglycosides (including(More)
Bacterial resistance to the aminoglycoside antibiotics is primarily the result of deactivation of the drugs. Three families of enzymes are responsible for this activity, with one such family being the aminoglycoside phosphotransferases (APHs). The gene encoding one of these enzymes, APH(2'')-Ib, has been cloned and the protein (comprising 299 amino-acid(More)
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