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Antibiotic Drug

A chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that kills microorganisms and cures infections; when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs.

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antibiotic overuse ???

... are not sufficient and the bateria will grow in number. c) by adding an antibiotic, the bacteria is defeated and we recover. Excellent! success for ... lives. Also, and this is the important point...after EVERY use of the drug, there must be ongoing monitoring to ensure its the right drug and at ...

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by androspandros
Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
Replies: 3
Views: 4216

My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... 1 would use a live bio-agent paired with a moderating anti-bio-agent drug to target and kill hypoxic cancer tumour cores. Phase 2 would employ ... governed as a kingdom. Author's glossary Anti-bio-agent drug - an antibiotic drug selected to be used to moderate or to kill a particular bio-agent ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
Replies: 9
Views: 19657

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... on antibacterial resistance so here it is for any further discussion. Antibiotic resistance is often used to show that the development of this ... They demonstrated that tetracycline-resistant cells lose accumulated drug faster than susceptible cells do and that tetracycline enters the bacterial ...

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by scottie
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1132138

Calculating acids,absorption and antibiotics?

There's a new antibiotic developed for oral admin It has a pH=2 (stomach) , pH=6 in the intestine and pKa=2.1 a)Will the drug dissociate in aqueous soln's as a weak or strong acid? b)Calculate the drug amount dissociated as % ...

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by piloting
Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Calculating acids,absorption and antibiotics?
Replies: 3
Views: 2141

The Implausible Engines of Evolution

... However, if the person in whose gut the bacteria live has to take an antibiotic treatment for some reason, the bacteria with normal cell walls ... that very unlikely event can (and often will) happen. Eventually the drug treatment ends. Now all the bacteria have the mutant, protective cell ...

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by biohazard
Mon Oct 10, 2011 7:23 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Implausible Engines of Evolution
Replies: 40
Views: 74522
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