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Antibacterial

Antibacterial

a substance that destroys bacteria or suppresses their growth or reproduction. Any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth.


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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... about the wiki posit ie that NS is “what done it”. For that statement to be valid then empirical evidence is required. But what do we get. Well antibacterial resistance proves this. (Perhaps not you but others do claim this) With all due respect it does nothing of the kind. What it does show ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... I am somewhat better now so may I perhaps continue to engage and no doubt irritate. :) Luxorien I did say I would put out some information on antibacterial resistance so here it is for any further discussion. Antibiotic resistance is often used to show that the development of this resistance ...

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by scottie
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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I NEED HELP WITH THESE QUESTIONS?

IM FREAKING OUT. :? WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING COULD BE BEST DESCRIBED AS AN OPPORTUNISITIC PATHOGEN THAT IS HIGHLY RESISTANT TO ANTIBACTERIAL AGENTS AND IS ENVIROMENTAL ORGANISM THAT CAN READILY IN NUTRIENT-POOR SOLUTIONS? A. YERSINIA PESTIS B. CLOSTRIDIUM BOTULINUM C. E. COLI D. STAPHYLOCOCCUS ...

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by chinee
Thu May 10, 2012 11:50 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: I NEED HELP WITH THESE QUESTIONS?
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Views: 1084

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... worth due consideration. Luxorien Thank you also for your response. I will read and digest. I did prepare a little information to post on antibacterial resistance before I went down, so I will put it up later for you to comment on if you wish.

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by scottie
Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:09 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: antibiotics vs antibacterial drugs..

That is true. Yet, the term were used synonymously in the earlier days, so that's why you might mix them up. A much more important distinction however is the distinction between antibodies and antibiotics. Whereas antibodies are produced by the body to destroy invading bacteria, antibiotics are chem...

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by Xaolou
Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:17 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: antibiotics vs antibacterial drugs..
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