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1. Chloramphenicol (chloromycetin, Ak-Chlor, Alficetyn, Amphicol, Anacetin, Chlorocid, Enicol, Intramycetin, Leukomycin, Novomycetin)
A broad-spectrum antibiotic that inhibits bacterial protein synthesis; it was first isolated from the funguslike bacterium Streptomyces venezuelae but is now produced synthetically.

2. Chloramphenicol acetyl transferase assay (CAT assay)
A lab technique used to determine whether a given fragment of DNA has a promoter on it to encourage transcription to occur, by attaching the gene (called the CAT gene ) which codes for the CAT enzyme to it, and observing whether the CAT enzyme is produced.

3. Chloramphenicol acetyl transferase gene (CAT gene)
A gene which codes for the CAT enzyme (the enzyme chloramphenicol acetyl transferase), which helps transfer an acetyl group (a CH3CO- group) to chloramphenicol , an antibiotic . The CAT gene is an important part of CAT assay s.