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resistance

The failure of a condition to respond or remit following treatment. (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease.


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staphylococcus aureus and biofilm formation

... or other mechanism against antibiotic. I think normal microflora 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: 2763

Please check my answers.

... For number 3, A assumes that changes in nature are always slow, which they're not. Right now bats are being selected in North America for resistance to white-nose syndrome, a change that may occur over one or two generations - was Burbank faster? I suspect that the desired answer is D ...

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by Darby
Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:16 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Please check my answers.
Replies: 1
Views: 1008

Re: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

... answered you correctly on the hydrogen part. I guess you could think of it liike water. When it is in its gas form there might be very little resistance so still som' as a liquid it offers more though an object more dense will sink right through it but in a frozen form you can walk on itand ...

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by vrc53
Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:00 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
Replies: 4
Views: 1703

Bacterial Taxonomy

... form filamentous structures that may have reproductive spores. A unique feature is the mycolic acid of Mycobacterium and Nocardia , which gives resistance to dessication, but also makes colony growth significantly slower . These stain as acid-fast cells. If you've got acid-fast cells, you've ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Taxonomy
Replies: 3
Views: 3670

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... what is a random and what is a prescribed cellular response to outside pressure. Didn't Luxorien say that mutagens facilitate the appearance of resistance? If that could be shown for various cases with various mutagens, I would take it to be strong evidence. FYI - I am one biologist that disagrees… ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:21 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 560
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