Chloramphenicol acetyltransferase

Chloramphenicol acetyltransferase

(Science: enzyme) a bacterial enzyme that inactivates the antibiotic chloramphenicol by acetylation. Widely used as a reporter gene for examining the control of eucaryotic gene Expression.

Acronym: cat


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