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Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance

The ability of a bacterium tosynthesise a protein that neutralises an antibiotic.


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Re: antibiotic overuse ???

So, you suggest antibiotics should be used more aggressively and precisely to destroy resistant bacterial ... kill the surrounding bacteria. It is overuse of antibiotics that triggers bacteria resistance, not underuse. The same thing happens with flu vaccines. They need to produce ...

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by boron
Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:24 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
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Views: 282

staphylococcus aureus and biofilm formation

Bacteria resistant to antibiotic means it produce some enzyme ( eg. Beta lactamase) or other mechanism against ... of gut form biofilm. Biofilm formation isn't a sole factor to confer antibiotic resistance.

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by josem
Fri Aug 01, 2014 7:53 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: staphylococcus aureus and biofilm formation
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Views: 3281

Gene deletion

... substitute Luciferase or other fluorescent protein gene in place of an antibiotic resistance gene.

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by Cat
Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:47 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene deletion
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Views: 2428

Gene deletion

... acid or vitamine or something. And you use the missing gene instead of antibiotic resistance gene, so that your transformants are autotrophic (i.e. grow on media without the ...

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by JackBean
Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:31 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene deletion
Replies: 5
Views: 2428

Re: staphylococcus aureus and biofilm formation

A number of factors contribute to antibiotic resistance, genetic mutations can lead to the modification of the target for the antibiotic usually a ...

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by stopherlogic
Wed Aug 21, 2013 3:00 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: staphylococcus aureus and biofilm formation
Replies: 3
Views: 3281
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