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by highschooldropout
Tue May 18, 2010 11:03 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: dispersal of death (bacterial)
Replies: 3
Views: 3215

Re: dispersal of death (bacterial)

Thanks biohazard,
Not what I was expecting. So it is the environment!
by highschooldropout
Tue May 18, 2010 3:24 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: dispersal of death (bacterial)
Replies: 3
Views: 3215

My daughter's biology teacher has failed to connect anything. The students are flailing around totally confused. My reading tells me that the action of antibiotics is transformation - passing on damaged genes to other cells which all eventually die (ideally). So the mechanism of anti-biotics is basi...
by highschooldropout
Tue May 18, 2010 3:08 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: dispersal of death (bacterial)
Replies: 3
Views: 3215

dispersal of death (bacterial)

Why do bacteria die off in a broad band around an introduced antibiotic, but die off only in the immediate vacinity of discintfectant?