Table 2.

Amino acid substitutions in TEM-type β-lactamases

β-lactamaseAmino acid located at positiona:
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TEM-1GlnGluHisArgMetAlaGly
TEM-2Lys
TEM-3LysLysSer
TEM-11LysHis
TEM-19Ser
TEM-20ThrSer
TEM-21LysLysArgSer
TEM-22LysLysGlySer
TEM-29His
  • a Numbering according to Ambler et al. (2). Amino acids indicated in bold extend the spectrum of β-lactamase activity.