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Drug resistance

Drug resistance

The ability of bacteria and other microorganisms to withstand a drug to which they were once sensitive (and were once stalled or killed outright).


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why is the reproductive system immune to entropy?

... in your copying machinery and it becomes your advantage (in the form of drug resistance or immune system evasion) if you just manage to produce enough copies of yourself. ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:44 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: why is the reproductive system immune to entropy?
Replies: 3
Views: 1860

Re: Re:

... cell's surface; or they could even be used to deliver cell-killing drugs to the exact spot where they are needed. Also, antibodies reach almost ... of several antibiotics, because of the very same reason: acquired resistance). Woah,thank you so much for that. I honestly just entered "the ...

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by Ahsmeah
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:10 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Cancer = Mutation: Stopping Mutation Would Cure Cancer?
Replies: 6
Views: 10515

Re: Re:

... cell's surface; or they could even be used to deliver cell-killing drugs to the exact spot where they are needed. Also, antibodies reach almost ... of several antibiotics, because of the very same reason: acquired resistance).

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by biohazard
Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:23 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Cancer = Mutation: Stopping Mutation Would Cure Cancer?
Replies: 6
Views: 10515

Gene regulation

... cbbA+ (using an incompatible plasmid with a different, selectable drug-resistance), and analyze the level of cbbA product. Rationalize the following possible results: ...

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by tteessffaa
Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:44 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene regulation
Replies: 0
Views: 1083

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... :) Luxorien I did say I would put out some information on antibacterial resistance so here it is for any further discussion. Antibiotic resistance ... 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: 560
Views: 907159
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