Reaction: ATP + viomycin = ADP + O-phosphoviomycin
Other name(s): viomycin phosphotransferase; capreomycin phosphotransferase
Systematic name: ATP:viomycin O-phosphotransferase
Comments: Acts also on capreomycins. A serine residue in the peptide antibiotics acts as phosphate-acceptor.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 77000-11-4
1. Skinner, R.H. and Cundliffe, E. Resistance to the antibiotics viomycin and capreomycin in the Streptomyces species which produce them. J. Gen. Microbiol. 120 (1980) 95-104. [PMID: 6163840]