antibiotic target, toxicity

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antibiotic target, toxicity

Post by klapausius » Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:47 am

which of the following is likely to have the most toxic side effects to human?
a. inhibittors of cell wall synthesis
b. inhibitors of protein synthesis
c. disrupters of cell membrane structure
d. inhibitors of DNA synthesis

My choice is c) as both prokaryotes and eukaryotes have cell membrane
just want to confirm my answer

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Post by JackBean » Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:12 am

so, you're saying, we do not synthesise DNA or proteins?
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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Post by klapausius » Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:59 am

our DNA synthesizing machinery should b different?
cell membrane composition should b similar for eukaryote n prokaryote right since usually just lipids..disrupters should affect both
im not sure of the other options

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Post by JackBean » Thu Oct 07, 2010 6:07 am

1) please write correctly, no bs, ns etc...

2) yes, that's rigth, but you wrote "both prokaryotes and eukaryotes have cell membrane", nothing about similarity... that's why I asked ;)
Anyway, yes, that's probably rigth
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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