Vancomycin resistance

Johan Burger jburger at csir.co.za
Mon Jun 3 16:29:57 EST 1996


Can someone please help:

The neomycin-phosphotransferase (NPT-II) gene confers resistance to a few 
antibiotics (e.g. neomycin, kanamycin, geneticin).  Is vancomycin included in 
this list?  If not, what gene is responsible for vancomycin resistance?

Thanks very much
Johan Burger



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